What Is the Power of Myth? -Part 1

Part 1- Lessons Conveyed, Maybe Learned I have been spending a great deal of time in recent months diving headlong into mythologies from various cultures, customs and origins, seeking to broaden my own personal familiarity with these tales as well as to search for underlying meanings within them. Most scholars of folklore and mythology over the years have rightly pointed out that most such tales were utilized not only as forms of entertainment for the peoples who told them, but also often served to try and impart some sort of wisdom, knowledge, or proscription against specific sorts of behavior within the community.

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