The myths contained in the bible are much more than simple fairy tales or “wish fulfillment” stories. They are deep lessons about the nature of humanity, encoded in story form, and repeated over generations. And most importantly, these myths provide a collective unconscious backdrop for our civilization.
Myths and legends can be powerful tools for conveying ethical truths and truths about human nature, and that this likely explains the incredible importance that these myths and legends were given by ancient societies.
My all time favorite Twilight Zone is about the 8-foot tall aliens, Kanamits, coming to Earth. Their leader introduces himself at a United Nations meeting and assures the world that they have come in peace, and he offers proof. He then leaves behind a mysterious book written in the Kanamit language.
“Fascism is an authoritarian nationalism, that is characterized by dictatorial power, forced suppression of opposition, and control of industry and commerce. It is not focused on anti-racist, anti-sexist, anti-homophobia. It is focused on military power.
Such systems have always placed the “good” of the state before the worth of an individual. The right to property is subject to constant search and seizure and courts only rule in favor of the state.”
-Martin Armstrong, economist.