Re: Star Wars as Mythopoeic art
- Paul F. Labaki wrote:
>I would certainly agree. "Mythology" does seem a bit tinged with the
> 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
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.