THE SECRET OF ATLANTIS
A GREAT MYTH
Popular stories make it difficult to get Atlantis out of our minds. That is the stuff of a good myth. Common understanding thinks that myth just means untrue. Not at all. A “true myth”, a story that tells itself, and is not consciously made up, tells truth too deep for literal presentation. Like a parable, a true myth tells truth about human nature, personality development, psychological growth in metaphorical context. Not “true” in fact, but eminently true in depth.
Now, the great myth of Atlantis, how did it come about, and why am I sure it is not a…