Joseph Campbell Quote

Mephistopheles, the machine man, can provide us with all the means, and is thus likely to determine the aims of life as well. But of course the characteristic of Faust, which makes him eligible to be saved, is that he seeks aims that are not those of the machine.


The Power of Myth (ed. Anchor, 2011) - ISBN: 9780307794727

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Mephistopheles, the machine man, can provide us with all the means, and is thus likely to determine the aims of life as well. But of course the...

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Mephistopheles, the machine man, can provide us with all the means, and is thus likely to determine the aims of life as well. But of course the...

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Mephistopheles, the machine man, can provide us with all the means, and is thus likely to determine the aims of life as well. But of course the...

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Mephistopheles, the machine man, can provide us with all the means, and is thus likely to determine the aims of life as well. But of course the...