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The Human Shadow by Robert Bly

The Human Shadow

by Robert Bly

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Running Time
2 Hrs. 40 Min.


Through poetry, music and storytelling, Robert Bly takes us on a thought provoking and entertaining journey captured by this extraordinary live audio program recorded at the Open Center in New York City. Bly says parents make it clear there are certain parts of us they don’t like, ’you’re too noisy’ … One image is to say we take that part and put it into a bag. Our independence and feeling goes into the bag, the bag is getting heavy and two miles long…You could say we spend our life until we’re 20 deciding what to put into the bag, and we spend the rest of our life trying to get it out again."

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