Myths are historical lies which continue into the present modern era slightly modified but myths nevertheless. They are primitive analogies which seem to make sense to the common uneducated human but to call them poetry which helps to make sense of the world and our place in it is untrue in many cases.
Even modern theoretical physics has myths or stupid unscientific analogy thinking with “bubble” universes and “worm” holes!!!!!! Oh, I know what a worm hole looks like so I understand what the physicist is talking about. Bullshit and totally wrong!!!!! If a worm hole analogy makes sense to you then you understand nothing about infinitely small points in space! Even the physicists don’t understand it!!!!!!
Myths are the source of dogmatic denial of reality the way that it really is and not the way that we would like it to be. It is generalized morality and not specific examples of ethical reality. Myths are absolute statements about reality and are not true in many real life cases. The worst thing about Myths if they are not total lies is that they are partial lies or deceptions which are bad for a logical way of thinking about the real world.
It would be nice if humans could fly like the mythical Greek Icarus with wings fastened with wax. He disobeyed his father and flew too close to the sun with the ecstatic feeling of flying and wound up killing himself. The moral to the story is obey your father and his warnings or shit will happen. It is not really a moral but a command to obey your father!
This is an outdated morality of father knows best and is inappropriate advice for the 21st century. Morality and good behavior should be taught with real life examples similar to the prodigal son in the bible but updated to 21st century living. The bible is another great source of stupid analogies WHICH SHOULD BE UPDATED and the analogies are not relevant real life example teaching.
I almost totally disagree with this deceptive quote which poets who still function with analogies love to do. Update poetry with real life examples and don’t use simple analogies and synonyms to get your point across. Poetry should die a just death because it is a deceptive way of using language and is the source of too much misunderstanding and untruths.
A deceptively untrue quote!!!!!! or contains minimum useful truth.
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