Mythos vs Logos
Understanding how mythos and logos are involved in ones life takes an understanding of the difference between the two. The ancient Greeks contrasted mythos as a story that is not necessarily true. On the other hand, logos mean a true account, something that can be tested and measured. Logos also has to deal with the senses and the problem with this concept is that some think that the senses are unreliable. Lastly, myths narrate a sacred story that tells events that took place in “primordial time”, the time of the beginnings. With a little back round kn
Mythos plays a part in everyone’s life. No matter what everyone believes at one point in our lives we were all associated with myths. For example at a young age all of us were told of “Santa Claus”, the “Easter Bunny” and “the “Tooth Fairy” all essential myths that played a part in our upbringings. Coming from a fairly religious family the myth of creationism and evolution has been a touchy subject. My parents and grandparents both believe in creationism and so did I for most of my life. As I grew older I decided to look at the subject in
Some topics in this essay:
Perception, Creationism, Santa Claus, Understanding, Easter Bunny, Johnny Appleseed, Knowledge, Psychology, Reason, United States,
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