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.


Serve similar functions in our lives.

Folksonomies: science religion

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 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
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