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Why humanity is ill-served by threadbare mythologies

Allan Milne Lees

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Image credit: Modern Antiquarian

For as far back as we have archeological records, and almost certainly long before then, we humans have worshipped imaginary magical creatures and imbued them with attributes conjured by our extremely limited imaginations. We have done this, and continue to do it, because our brains are far too limited to grapple with complex reality. As all brains…

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Allan Milne Lees

Anyone who enjoys my articles here on Medium may be interested in my books Why Democracy Failed and The Praying Ape, both available from Amazon.