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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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To answer the question, suffice it to remember that the political ideology of modern Japan as a divine nation was a succession of the abovementioned ancient myth and that it is that ideology that propelled the Japanese to carry on a series of wars.
It presents an up-to-date response to an increasingly demand to dissect the oxymoronic concepts of eternal myth and temporary crisis.
Myth number 2,leaving the EU means Nissan will pull out of Britain: Nissan has been aware of our desire to leave the EU for some time but still continues to invest in the most productive plant in Europe.
The Paris myth is generated by the complex phenomenon of urbanisation of the "capital of the 19th century" [3].
8% were found to be strong myth believers having score between 15-20 as compared to 20% of the female respondents who strongly believed in myths.
MYTH 2: Four out of five consumers believe drinking water from a bottle that has been left in the sun can cause cancer.
Jamison's chapter, 'India and the Graphy O' Myth', suggests that it is solely concerned with Indian myths and their origins, this is far from the case.
Each individual myth receives detailed examination.
Myth 2: Lung cancer is just a smoker's disease In reality, one in eight cases of lung cancer isn't linked with smoking at all.
Myth is sometimes based on legend in Persian literature but legends are unorganized stories that they can be considered as structural foundations and they are traditional stories in folklore.
Dramatic revisions of myths, fairy tales and legends; essays on recent plays.
Montoya, 33, returned as Dark Myth Production Studios' Chief Executive Officer and Publisher in November of last year.