(urth) Wolfe at Readercon

brunians at brunians.org brunians at brunians.org
Tue Jul 21 13:20:11 PDT 2009

> We assume that history is *real* and myth is not, in part, because history
> is verifiable. However, the facts of Herodotus's history in which Latro's
> story is set--the first history so called--was challenged only a few
> decades later by Thucydides. Also it is full of stories of manticores
> (verified),

I don't know what Herodotus was referring to here, but it wasn't nothing.

> flying snakes,

There are flying snakes (or at least gliding snakes).

>                wool growing on trees (verified),

It's a variety of Indian cotton.

>                                                 and a personal encounter
> with Pan.

People have personal encounters with God literally all of the time.


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