Myth is the secret opening through which the inexhautible energies of the cosmos pour into human cultural manifestation. Religions, philosophies, arts, the social forms of primitive and historic man, prime discoveries in science and technology, the very dreams that blister sleep, boil up from the basic, magic ring of myth.
Authentication Score 3
Campbell, Joseph. The Hero with a Thousand Faces. Pantheon Books, 1949, prologue.