The Bat, the Birds and the Beasts – an ancient fairy tale in modern times

I’ve seen this story attributed mostly to an old fable by Aesop, but also have seen it attributed to the Native Americans or even the ancient Chinese.  Regardless, the following is a particularly good version of it: Many years ago there was a great battle between the animals. The mammals on the ground and the … More The Bat, the Birds and the Beasts – an ancient fairy tale in modern times

Standing Tall & Proud, or a Slanty Shanty? The Foundation Myth of your society explains why it is so

Interesting little post from 4chan: How do you recognise a foundation myth? It fulfils three functions. 1)It explains the origin and structure of the world (and society). 2)It defines ultimate good and evil (and from those definitions are derived the values that are used to justify the holding of power). 3)It determines what is held … More Standing Tall & Proud, or a Slanty Shanty? The Foundation Myth of your society explains why it is so