Tag Archives: Myth

Myth as Fiction

yggdrasilWe don’t look for any truth other than that which can be proven through facts and experimentation. There is no physical evidence that God exists, so some take the approach that since it can’t be proven that He does, then he automatically doesn’t. Right or wrong in this illustration, even the theist views things in this same way.

This is most clearly shown when it comes to myth. Continue reading

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Defining Myth

urban-mythDefining mythos is a little more tricky than defining logos. The idea of myth is loaded with negative connotations, especially for the religiously minded individual. So I am going to try to be as thorough as possible to make clear what the word actually means and what I am saying and not saying. Let me be perfectly clear: the definition of myth is going to be controversial to some. My plan is not to stir the pot and offend sensibilities. I want us to be on the same page as we move on into the meatier part of our discussion of these two ideas. Continue reading

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