The Eternal Story, by Michael MamasWe see it everywhere, from the Rocky movie series to Shakespeare: the Greek play formula that makes movies work. But the reason it works so well is remarkable, reaching to the depth of our very existence.

The rain falls on the mountain peak, tumbles down the stream, and eventually into the ocean to evaporate once again into rain, and then returns to the mountain peak, continuing the cycle. Ashes to ashes, dust to dust. That principle is everywhere, permeating all aspects of life. The sun rises and sets. The pendulum swings one way and back the other. The electron moves as a wave…

“The Eternal Story: Why Ancient Dramas and Modern Blockbusters Enchant Us”
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