“A myth is, of course, not a fairy story. It is the presentation of facts belonging to one category…”

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“A myth is, of course, not a fairy story. It is the presentation of facts belonging to one category in the idioms appropriate to another. To explode a myth is accordingly not to deny the facts but to re-allocate them.”

Gilbert Ryle, The Concept of Mind

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