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- Michel Foucault (via theyoungradical)
Every action undertaken in the public arena in the name of society at large is undergirded by some part (or perhaps all) of the web of mythology. All of the debates that shape public life — debates about economic policy, foreign policy, the environment, social behavior, and so much else — are at some level (the deepest level, it seems to me) debates about national myths and the interpretation of those myths. That’s the most important point about American myths and the most important reason for observing them more closely: They have such tremendous unseen power to shape perceptions, understandings, interpretations, values, and therefore ultimately behavior.
This article is absolutely fascinating. ^^^^
aww, that means the world to me, thank you so much!