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A Blog about Psychology (Jungian), Spirituality and Happiness, By Roberto Lima Netto.

Introduction to the Wisdom of Joseph Campbell

Introduction to the Wisdom of Joseph Campbell

 

Wisdom Joseph Campbe

Wisdom Joseph Campbell

I consider Joseph Campbell (March 26, 1904 – October 30, 1987) one of the most important sages of the XX century, giving us valuable lessons on the art of living. He is also the greatest mythologist of the XX century.

This site presents many valuable pearls coming from Campbell, and you can access them by clicking:

.             World Problems

Who are you?

Marriage

On the life we choose

Settling world problems

Changing your life

Beware of the devil

Stories of the Bible with Jungian interpretation

Stories of the Bible with Jungian interpretation

I am Roberto Lima Netto, a writer who seeks to present, in easy words, the ideas of Carl Jung and of notable mystics and sages.

I also write fiction, always trying to convey lessons of life. After all, Jesus taught us that the stories are the best way to present ideas. Some of my books are: The Little Prince for GrownupsThe Jungian Bible, The Amazon Shaman and In Search of Happiness, and A Boy, a metaphor for life, all available in Amazon and Kindle.

I was involved in the business world, as an executive of large companies and university professor since recently. I was the president CSN, the largest steel-mill of Latin America and was responsible for its turn-around. My first encounter with the teachings of the Swiss psychologist C. G. Jung, one of the greatest geniuses of the 20th Century, was during my midlife crisis. Reading "Man and his Symbols" at that time, inspired me to go into Jungian analysis and to begin devouring the writings of Jung and his disciples. Since then, I've been studying psychology, especially Jungian psychology and, after reaching my seventies, I decided to become a full time writer, specializing on books on Jungian psychology and psychological thrillers. Every masterpiece of literature can be absorbed through multiple interpretations, and yield powerful insights for our daily lives. My first Jungian book, “The Little Prince for Grown-ups“, in its fourth edition in Brazil, was based on the famous book of Saint-Exupéry. The second, - “The Jungian Bible” - interprets some stories of the Old Testament and world myths. As I get older and, with a bit of luck, wiser, I want to pass on to the younger generations the lessons life has taught me. Jesus Christ taught that it was easier to sell ideas with stories. Following the Master, I published in English "The Amazon Shaman" and "In Search of Happiness", two psychological thrillers around the theme of happiness.

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