True or false

Mythology was … designed to help us to cope with the problematic human predicament. It helped people to find their place in the world and their true orientation.*
Karen Armstrong

Our False Self is precisely our individual singularity in both its “Aren’t I wonderful!” or “Aren’t I terrible!” forms. Both are their own kind of ego trip, and both take the tiny little self far too seriously.**
Richard Rohr

We living a false tale when
it’s all about us,
Or its all about others.
Joseph Campbell spoke of our need for
two myths:
The personal and the
social;
When these are in place,
Influencing each other,
Then we have probably found our
true story.

*Karen Armstrong’s A Short History of Myth;
**Richard Rohr’s Immortal Diamond.

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