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New Myths/New Mythologies

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Author(s): Magin, Ulrich
1. Myths are attempts to comprehend the world. → Myth was still accounted a pre-scientific explanation in the nineteenth century, with its emphatic belief in progress. It now happens that myth can exist contemporaneously with science. Especially today, when science has become so complex that scientists themselves have a difficult time with a general overview, mythologic interpretations of everyday occurrences find great acceptance. Myth gives simple answers, where ratio apparently declines to. (Question: “Why do ships still disappear?” Answer: “The Bermuda Trian…