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Re: Star Wars as Mythopoeic art

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  • Diane Baker
    ... I would certainly agree. Mythology does seem a bit tinged with the notion a story, which for the most part, should be disbelieved, but has to be
    Message 1 of 29 , Jun 28, 1999
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      Paul F. Labaki wrote:
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      > From: "Paul F. Labaki" <sheik@...>
      >
      > The Inklings (I think correctly) would likely have taken the position that
      > we have our own mythology; for Christians, the names and stories can be
      > found in a book we call "The Bible." The fact that there are people who
      > believe the mythology to be true and act accordingly does not invalidate its
      > mythic nature.
      > --
      > Paul Labaki

      I would certainly agree. "Mythology" does seem a bit tinged with the
      notion "a story, which for the most part, should be disbelieved, but has
      to be respected for PC's sake." I prefer the term "mythos." JRRT and
      CSL do subscribe to this "mythos," of course! ---djb.
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