According to these “experts”, ordinary people would have to be persuaded to make do with a handful of simple myths about the complicated new world they inhabited. Fortunately for these deep thinkers, it was beginning to look as though a few simple myths were all ordinary people wanted. Obviously, for this to work, it was vital that the technological means of conveying the simple myths of modern society remained in the hands of responsible institutions and individuals. But then something happened that caused this whole crazy edifice of myths and lies to start shuddering on its foundations. Suddenly, the simple myths were being overwhelmed, and the accepted truths challenged.
Source: New Zealand Herald June 24, 2022 04:16 UTC