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Re: Fiction is truth's older sister -Rudyard Kipling

Posted by Serge Liberman on February 24, 2005

In Reply to: Re: Fiction is truth's older sister -Rudyard Kipling posted by ESC on February 24, 2005

: : Can someone please help me interpret this quotation by Rudyard Kipling?
: : Thanks!!!
: : Dave

: Sometimes reality, truth, is better represented through fiction.
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Probably not what Kipling had in mind, but my offering is: "Superstition, religion and folkloristic fictions to explain natural events came before science."

Serge.
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