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Misuse of myths for political and history revisionist purposesEdit

Has anyone tried to include a section on the misuse of myths (for political and revisionist purposes), deliberate and methodical inventions of new or distorting the old ones, or even blurring the line between myths and real historical events? Unfortunately, there are no links, no categories, nothing that could at least hint such phenomenon and refer the reader to this topic.--౪ Santa ౪99° 15:41, 23 June 2019 (UTC)

The true definition of a Myth is story's based on some historic or religious events that may or may not of happened or are culturally true in some cases . And not this off balanced definition thats on this Wikipedia. Randell L. Davis (talk) 14:56, 21 October 2020 (UTC)

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"myth" vs. "mythology"Edit

I have tagged the "Mythology" section as needing a rewrite. The first two sentences are a dictionary definition that look to have been worded based on internal Wikipedia politics of the mid-2000s (specifically to address the dubious concerns of the long-gone user DreamGuy) rather than to objectively summarize mainstream scholarship, while the rest of the section appears to relate to the word "myth" and not to the word "mythology". It's my understanding that a "myth" is a traditional story explaining the origin of X, while "mythology" refers to births and lives of gods (or heroes), per [1]. However, I haven't read Kaufman, who apparently discusses the matter in more depth. Hijiri 88 (やや) 12:11, 14 January 2021 (UTC)

Mythology in popular culture link to nonexistent article.Edit

In the section of Modern Mythology it should link to this (or make a new article, not sure what's better?): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Mythology_in_popular_culture however, instead it links to an article that doesn't exist. 69.120.198.52 (talk) 04:02, 19 June 2021 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 6 December 2021Edit

Near start, "However, others also include humans, animals, or combinations in their classificiation of myth.", classification is wrong 92.250.96.124 (talk) 00:21, 6 December 2021 (UTC)

  Done ScottishFinnishRadish (talk) 00:34, 6 December 2021 (UTC)