TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MYTH.»
The term «myth.» is very widely used and occupies the 12.272
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10 QUOTES WITH «MYTH.»
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I always take a story that's kind of out there, like an urban myth. I take some possibility that people imagine, that they are familiar with, and try to turn it into a story.
To try to write a grand cosmical drama leads necessarily to myth. To try to let knowledge substitute ignorance in increasingly larger regions of space and time is science.
Don't buy into the 20-hours-a-day entrepreneur myth. You need to sleep 8 hours a day to have a focused mind.
In every age 'the good old days' were a myth. No one ever thought they were good at the time. For every age has consisted of crises that seemed intolerable to the people who lived through them.
The Enlightenment view of mankind is a complete myth. It leads us into thinking we're sane and rational creatures most of the time, and we're not.
You have to think of your brand as a kind of myth. A myth is a compelling story that is archetypal, if you know the teachings of Carl Jung. It has to have emotional content and all the themes of a great story: mystery, magic, adventure, intrigue, conflicts, contradiction, paradox.
Christian Grey - he isn't a real person. He's a superhero. A myth. He's like Bigfoot! He's unbelievable. He's unattainable. There's no actor in the world who could live up to that.
I believe that global warming is a myth. And so, therefore, I have no conscience problems at all and I'm going to buy a Suburban next time.
We often imagine that the court serves as a sort of neutral umpire controlling the warring political branches. But this is mostly myth. The justices of the Supreme Court are themselves actors in the struggle for power, and when they intervene, they think carefully about how their decisions will affect the court's own legitimacy and authority.
Our notions of self-determination are, on the whole, something of a myth. We are governed almost exclusively by our own peculiar habits, which makes those who rail against them that much more remarkable.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MYTH.»
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and Measurement: The New Economics of the Minimum Wage
This pathbreaking book suggests that economists know less about what the invisible hand is up to than they let on.
The Charisma Myth
: How Anyone Can Master the Art and Science ...
The charisma myth is the idea that charisma is a fundamental, inborn quality—you either have it (Bill Clinton, Steve Jobs, Oprah) or you don’t. But that’s simply not true, as Olivia Fox Cabane reveals.
of Monogamy: Fidelity and Infidelity in Animals and ...
A lighthearted survey of monogamy and its variations across the animal kingdom challenges the notion that monogamy occurs naturally, profiling examples of animal infidelity and the instincts behind animal sexual behavior.
David P. Barash, Judith Eve Lipton, 2002
The `Hitler Myth
': Image and Reality in the Third Reich
Based largely on the reports of government officials, party agencies, and political opponents, Dr Kershaw charts the creation,growth, and decline of the 'Hitler Myth'.
of Religious Violence : Secular Ideology and the ...
William T. Cavanaugh challenges this conventional wisdom by examining how the twin categories of religion and the secular are constructed.
Chicago William T Cavanaugh Senior Research Professor DePaul University, 2009
of the Rational Voter: Why Democracies Choose Bad ...
Bryan Caplan suggests some provocative, and highly original, answers. This book may make you smile or it may make you scowl, but it will definitely not make you bored.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
Joseph Campbell, Bill Moyers, 2011
Emperor's New Drugs: Exploding the Antidepressant Myth
Kirsch, a researcher and clinical psychologist, for years referred patients to psychiatrists to have their depression treated with drugs before deciding to investigate for himself just how effective the drugs actually were.
First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Eleazar Moiseevich Meletinskiĭ, 1998
The Shareholder Value Myth
: How Putting Shareholders First ...
Executives, investors, and the business press routinely chant the mantra that corporations are required to “maximize shareholder value.” In this pathbreaking book, renowned corporate expert Lynn Stout debunks the myth that corporate law ...