Mythology is a Finger Pointing at the Moon

Yes. Exactly!

The words are our road signs, they are not the road itself, much less the destination. The map is not the territory, no matter the map’s age, and all maps are affected by the assumptions of the cartographer who drew it!

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Drinking From the Cup of Life

The stories of the gods are not the gods. The descriptions of the gods given in those stories are not the nature of the gods. They are fingers pointing at the moon.

moon-map This is not the Moon.

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