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Science fiction gibberish or a glance at oneself Since the very rudiment of mankind humans have dreamed Dreamed of understanding natures phenomena dreamed of finding out the secrets of the infinite universe and dreamed of perception of their own place in its vast continuity These dreams passed orally through the lips of generations eventually took form of what we now call a myth Now lets analyze what science fiction is I think it wouldnt be hard to agree that it is a certain kind of myth adjusted to the current segment of time but nevertheless containing essential features and elements of a classical myth The question then arises why science fiction is not treated and valued as such The answer probably lies in the conservatism of the senile members of our society who are sickly attached to biblical legends Times do change people do change so why cant we accept the variation of a myth Sci-fi as a part of mythology is a reflector of our comprehension and the fruits of self-exploration As myths sci-fi stories dont have to be specimens of refined literature Its literary form is not the essence As a famous psychologist Carl Gustav Jung has put in his works a myth is like a mirror reflecting the messages sent by our subconsciousness to our mind projecting them through the cells of our mental network and translating them from the language of the archetypal symbols to the individual tongue of ones soul So treating science fiction as gibberish would be a bit far-fetched The problem which it really faces is that sci-fi as any branch of mythology can be used to manipulate minds and it is really a powerful tool capable of destroying a personality by overloading it with an abundance of stereotypes Professors of mythology are often complaining that mythology doesnt find a response in the souls of young people I would strongly disagree with that For example when
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