George Washington admitting he chopped the cherry tree.

Exaggeration: History Becomes Myth

It was the Black Company series by Glen Cook that made me realize how often history becomes myth, exaggerated beyond meaningful belief. …

Siege_of_Paris_(885–886)

Migration: Immigration vs. Invasion

Tensions in America over immigration are, once again, reaching a fever pitch. Nativism has been a problem since the founding of our country; even Franklin …

Battle of Kurukshetra from the Bhagavad Gita.

Religion & War in Myth Cycles

As I research background for my novel, I’ve noticed that many of the stories from which we’ve gained our understanding of ancient cultures have …