Campbell describes two types of deeds, and what the hero must execute to achieve them. The first deed is the physical deed. In order to obtain this deed the hero must involve …show more content…
I took from it that a moral act is when someone goes out of his comfort zone to save any living being rather in single or double digits, or even an idea. To sacrifice oneself for something else is the moral act; rather those around see it that way or not, and cannot diminish that moral act.
In the PowerPoint, we discussed the twelve stages of the Hero’s Journey, but the video gave three basic steps. I read and reread, but did not really see these three steps. I did find one reference that may be what he was referring to. I think he was saying that we are to follow our happiness, find where it is, and don’t be afraid to follow it.
Lastly, Joseph Campbell, speaks of the “threat to our lives”, I found this part a little confusing. I gather what he is saying pertains to the choices we make in life. Rather we let life move us through time, or if we take our own actions to pursue happiness and life fulfillment on our own terms. To obtain a life we want and not the one expected of us. To take a road less traveled, and experience what few have achieved. Dare to be