Thanks, Barry. I admit that "someone screwed up" was a bit glib as an
example of a typical myth. But it still rings true to me. I don't quite
follow what you mean by, "the medium for the message..."
>One thought which stuck me as unusual was that a myth's usual message is
>"someone screwed up". I don't agree that the screw-up is the message, but
>rather closer to the medium for the message. The learning from myth is
>perhaps based upon something as fundamental as Hope realized.
>What do you think?
-- Art Kleiner, firstname.lastname@example.org