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Problems of Foundational Myths – Part 1

Problems of Foundational Myths – Part 1 (Context shaping American myths) Franklin W. Knight, PhD (04 April 2021) — Every country has important foundational myths. These myths, apart from providing a congealing narrative of the origins of that particular society, usually set the broad parameters of social conduct as well as determine the centrifugal forces of community cohesion. Successful foundational myths, however, require constant updating to respond to changing times and altered...