Myth and Story

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Non-Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic
The purpose of this book is to explore how human beings think. The scope is world historic, but the focus is on the present and the future. The theory is that all human thought can be reduced to three methods: myth, story, and science. The first two terms are explaned at length to avoid the unfortunate overlap and confusion which commonly exists. This book is not for the superficial reader. Although not written in technical terms, it demands concentration and an interest in history in the broadest sense.

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The Lost World

Submitted: February 26, 2013

This is a study on human thought. Why do people think as they do? This book attempts an answer. As such, I have cast a large net. You must see for yourself if I have caught anything. Read Chapter

Chapter One- continued

Submitted: March 18, 2013

This continues Chapter One. The discussion of Greek historians will only interest those who already have some familiarity with them. The discussion which follows concerning landscape may be of wider interest, as it affects everybody. The discussion of a section of the Iliad is important because it shows how story works. Without some understanding of the first and greatest story of the West, it is impossible to understand anything which follows. Read Chapter

Chapter One- continued

Submitted: April 08, 2013

This part of Chapter One discusses Odysseus as a model for the literary character of Jesus. It should be noted that Jesus exists ONLY as a literary character. Outside of the Gospels, there is no evidence of a "real Jesus." Read Chapter