The myth is the public dream and the dream is the private myth. If your private myth, your dream, happens to coincide with that of the society, you are in good accord with your group. If it isn’t, you’ve got a long adventure in the dark forest ahead of you.
–Joseph Campbell, The Power of Myth
Well . . . that explains it. And I’m walking. And I’m drinking plenty of grape juice to keep my night vision strong.