virus: Fading Myths

James Veverka (
Thu, 6 May 1999 19:14:38 -0400 (EDT)


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Buy an occipital attachment called DeepSkep, model #348DS. It has helped me. Or a myth spectrum analyser. Any generic brand is okay, they all work.

Mythology based political and social orders have to be removed. Our potential is locked up behind our myths. We have to move out and stand on our own. We ARE alone! Not cold turkey. Look at the result of legislated atheism through Marxism. A worse ideology than the religions it outlawed. So it is back to knowledge again. Democracy and science are wicked messy and quite clumsy, but it is the best way we know to move forward. Efficient in the long run.

The god of the Old testament is more of a hot-headed demon; a serial killer, so it can only get better as these superstitions are challenged in the next decades and centuries. It seems to me that leaving these nasty critters called Yahweh, or Allah (and the rest) behind can't hurt much in the long run. Imagine a child being raised without these anal retentive, guilt, and fear causing ideas. Just good family.


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We don't know that we don't need myth - It has been with us as long as time, and is deeply integrated in all our memespaces. I would argue that myth is a vital part of many people's world views because it brings them a joy they are unable to find any other way. I think that most believers of myths and the supernatural are incapable of living happily without their make believe faiths. This begs the question - should we as people even try to show them a worldview that is the opposite of what they can accept? I would suggest that caution be used when determining who is capable of handling a truth that may crush them psychologically. Enlightenment can come at a price that is too high, or it can be ignored entirely as some xtians here do.

Now, as for me - I'd pay top dollar for an ACME myth disposal attachment for my brain.

Bill Roh

James Wrote:

As far as myth is concerned, they all have a "moral to the story", a kernal of human nature within. But we don't need myth. Myth came from us. It is not the other way around. We should look at all the forces behind organized superstitions. Myth should be in folklore books not the basis for humanity's worldview.