Has anybody mentioned the Da Vinci Code yet? Although all information in this book is true except for the characters and the immediate plot, the Da Vinci Code has a rather fictional feeling to it....this is an interesting twist as the main characters, Robert Langdon and Sophie Neveu explore in the world of symbology while running away from the DCPJ.
This was Joseph Campbell's key idea of what myths are supposed to do . . . to teach us how to live as decent human beings.
Myths do a piss-poor job of teaching people to live as decent human beings.
23 Then he went up from there to Bethel; and as he was going up by the way, young lads came out from the city and mocked him and said to him, "Go up, you baldhead; go up, you baldhead!" 24 When he looked behind him and saw them, he cursed them in the name of the LORD. Then two female bears came out of the woods and tore up forty-two lads of their number. 25 And he went from there to Mount Carmel, and from there he returned to Samaria.