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  • Introduction to Mythology
    This is the article page for Introduction to Mythology. Here, an overall perspective of myths, legends, folklore, and fables are reviewed in addition to mythologys purpose and effect upon each of us.
  • Types of Mythology
    This is the article page for Types of Mythology. Here, examination finds several commonalities that allow myths of all cultures to be divided into certain categories.


“Mythology: the body of a primitive people's beliefs, concerning its origin, early history, heroes, deities and so forth, as distinguished from the true accounts which it invents later.” 
-- Ambrose Bierce

Metaphysics Network 

"It is the part of men to fear and tremble when the most mighty gods by tokens send such dreadful heralds to astonish us."
-- William Shakespeare 

The Metaphysical Store 

“A one sentence definition of mythology? "Mythology" is what we call someone else's religion” 
-- Joseph Campbell


"In all the antique religions, Mythology takes the place of dogma."
-- William Robertson Smith

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"I have recently been examining all the known superstitions of the world and do not find in our particular superstition (Christianity) one redeeming feature. They are all alike, founded on fables and Mythology."
-- Thomas Jefferson

The Metaphysical Society 

"A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world."
-- Alan Watts

The Metaphysical Dictopedia 

"I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge... myth is more potent than history... dreams are more powerful than facts... hope always triumphs over experience... laughter is the cure for grief... and love is stronger than death."
-- Robert Fulghum