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“How the Old Great Stories Were Created” – part 2. Guest Blogpost written by James Bonnet

This week James Bonnet explains that it’s not the historicity of the marvelous tales surrounding certain figures, but rather the “hidden truths” – which were maintained through their oral tradition accounts – that make these stories worthy…  (more…)

“How the Old Great Stories Were Created.” Guest Blogpost written by James Bonnet

The old great stories, which really could change people’s lives, were not authored by individuals the way stories are today but were evolved naturally and instinctively by unconscious processes in oral traditions. And even if they started out as made-up or true stories, revelations or dreams, they still ended up for long periods of time in oral traditions and that became the principal dynamic behind their creation. (more…)

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