Fly, Wild Crazy Birds. Fly! | Brain Pickings

Fly, Wild Crazy Birds. Fly! | Brain Pickings

Mythology is not a disease at all, though it may like all human things become diseased. You might as well say that thinking is a disease of the mind. It would be more near the truth to say that languages, especially modern European languages, are a disease of mythology. But Language cannot, all the same, be dismissed. The incarnate mind, the tongue, and the tale are in our world coeval. [J. R. R. Tolkien]

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