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I think you would probably write a better diary than myself regarding how people attach and dettach of narratives, how they create some, how they read (semi-accept) some, how they rreject most and how personality and the internal and external bahvioural world develops.

I would not want to try to improve on what you have accomplished here.  Had I attempted this diary it would likely have gone in directions that would have produced a chorus of "OH NOES!"

But I strongly agree that a mythology that is strongly integrative of all aspects of our psyches, that enables us to see and understand the constraints under which we labor and to visualize how our world could better be organized and that enables people to feel that they are doing vital and necessary work to provide a better future that might include ponies for all could become viral and overwhelm weaker frames.  Christianity did this some 1700 years ago, but, IMO, did so by winning the promising and lying contest with other religions.  How about a mythology wherein it is not necessary to die to reach heaven?

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."

by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Thu Aug 27th, 2009 at 04:37:28 PM EST
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How about a mythology wherein it is not necessary to die to reach heaven?

now you're talking!

'heaven is in your mind' (winwood/capaldi)

'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty

by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Sun Aug 30th, 2009 at 08:40:00 AM EST
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