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"The only mythology that is valid today is the mythology of the planet—and we don't have any such mythology. The closest thing I know to a planetary mythology is Buddhism, which sees all beings as Buddha beings. The only problem is to come to the recognition of that. There is nothing to do. The task is only to know what is, and then to act in relation to the brotherhood of all these beings."
Chap. I, Myth and the Modern World, p. 28.


"A god is a personification of a motivating power or a value system that functions in human life and in the universe—the powers of your own body and of nature."
Chap. I, Myth and the Modern World, p. 28.


"Myth is a manifestation in symbolic images, in metaphorical images, of the energies of the organs of the body in conflict with each other. This...

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