The origin of myths -Bertrand Russell

If a man is offered a fact which goes against his instincts, he will scrutinize it closely, and unless the evidence is overwhelming, he will refuse to believe it. If, on the other hand, he is offered something which affords a reason for acting in accordance to his instincts, he will accept it even on […]

Dream and Myth – Joseph Campbell

Dream is the personalized myth,myth the depersonalized dream;both myth and dream are symbolic in the same general way of the dynamics of the psyche. But in the dream the forms are quirked by the peculiar troubles of the dreamer,whereas in myth the problems and solutions shown are directly valid for all mankind

Joseph Campbell

MYTH IS THE SECRET OPENING THROUGH WHICH THEN EXHAUST1BLE ENERGIES OF THE COSMOS POUR INTO HUMAN CULTURAL MANIFESTATION