In "A Chorus of Faiths," a Tapestry of Faith program
All people and cultures without exception hold myths to be true. Anyone who believes that others—less sophisticated—may naively hold myths to be true while they themselves do not, are themselves naive. — Alice Blair Wesley, Unitarian Universalist minister
Youth hear a creation story from the point of view of a jellyfish and consider the difference between myth and reality.
Tell or read the story. Or, distribute copies to participants and have volunteers read aloud, taking turns at each sentence or paragraph or acting out the parts. Remind the group that anyone has the right to pass.
Then lead a short discussion with these questions:
Read the quote from Alice Blair Wesley you have posted. Ask participants if they agree or disagree, and why.
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Last updated on Thursday, October 27, 2011.
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