For Those Awaiting the American Renewal, a Thought

I recently began reading Joseph Campbell’s brilliant 1949 book, The Hero With a Thousand Faces, and the following passage struck me as particularly relevant to current calls for renewal, in light of the general rejection of our ideas and values by Americans on November 6th.

As Professor Arnold J. Toynbee indicates in his six-volume study of the laws of the rise and disintegration of civilizations, schism in the soul, schism in the body social, will not be resolved by any…

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