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myth

1. 
a. a story about superhuman beings of an earlier age taken by preliterate society to be a true account, usually of how natural phenomena, social customs, etc., came into existence
b. another word for mythology
2. (in modern literature) a theme or character type embodying an idea
3. Philosophy (esp in the writings of Plato) an allegory or parable
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Myth Innovations is the only small company honored in the Tablets, E-Readers and Mobile Computing category.
MYTH 3: Six out of 10 people didn't know plastic water bottles are 100% recyclable.
He stresses that myth is not only an effective mode of discourse for those who are not philosophers, who require some other mode of engagement to that offered by dialectic; it is effective for everyone, given the tripartite nature of the human soul.
Myth 3: The only cause of lung cancer is smoking Exposure to second-hand smoke and substances such as asbestos and radon gas will increase the risk.
Myth can enter to legend scope but legend cannot enter to myth realm.
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Montoya, 33, returned as Dark Myth Production Studios' Chief Executive Officer and Publisher in November of last year.
Occasionally, however, an article appears that primarily and self-consciously trains this method onto a major historical event and seeks to explain how the lived Christian myth entered into and critically affected, or even effected, that historical event.
If he can sustain the myth, I think he can be effective,'' O'Connor said.
Children aged seven to nine from Southfields Primary School, Hillfields, Coventry, learned about the Aborigine myth, Christ the King Infant School, Coundon, Coventry, learned about the Native American Iroqouis myth and Edgewick Primary School, Foleshill, Coventry stuided the Babylonian myth.
With such chapter titles as "The Logic of Evolution," and "The Nature of Religion," Deloria explains that scientists often discard evidence against evolution to stay true to scientific convention, whereas the creation myth offered by religion represents only a minority.