Myth and Science

Myths and science fulfill a similar function: they both provide human beings with a representation of the world and of the forces that are supposed to govern it. They both fix the limits of what is considered as possible.

Notes:

Serve similar functions in our lives.

Folksonomies: science religion

Taxonomies:
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Keywords:
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Concepts:
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Africa (0.695377): dbpedia | freebase | yago
Human (0.680252): dbpedia | freebase | opencyc

 The possible and the actual
Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Jacob, Fran├žois (1982), The possible and the actual, Pantheon, Retrieved on 2012-06-06
  • Source Material [books.google.com]
  • Folksonomies: science