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Why We Need Fantasy

Why you can’t keep humans in a box, and we can’t be conditioned to live in Utopia. M.C. Tuggle’s put a finger on the cause.

Why we need fantasy

  1. I can see that. A chance to explore a new world by proxy. Now we have nothing currently to explore so we dive deep into our imaginations or follow someone else’s imagination.

    January 19, 2018
  2. C4c

    January 19, 2018
  3. “The fantastic is that place where we can once again experience wonder.”

    Yes, exactly. The sensation of wonder is what I miss most from childhood. For me, when I was very young, everything was fresh and new and wondrous.

    January 19, 2018
  4. I think Tolkien’s notion of mankind as “Sub-Creators” is pretty solid to explain it, as well. And even for those whose deny or disbelieve in an actual Creator, there is still a compulsion to create anyway.

    January 20, 2018
  5. Christopher M. Chupik #

    I misread his name as “Muggle”, which would be ironic.

    January 20, 2018
  6. Cue “Rich Fantasy Lives.”

    January 20, 2018

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