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- n. A myth that counters or contradicts another.
Freedom of the press by Trailing Begonia on Friday, Apr 3, 2009 at 11: 55: 20 AM countermyth by William Whitten on Friday, Apr 3, 2009 at 10: 01: 59 PM
"The history of the Jews in Muslim lands especially Muslim Spain needs to be studied on its own terms, without myth or countermyth"
The notion that shortsighted moneymen resent genius directors (and the countermyth that producers are sensible folk reining in the crazies) has some basis in fact.
Cohen's thesis of 'myth and countermyth' had already been presented in the Jerusalem Quarterly in 1986, and was rebutted by Bat Ye'or the following year in the same journal ( "Islam and the Dhimmis").
Oliver Stone 's frenzied style of psycho-historiography may be well-suited to #43, but his countermyth isn't this season's top ticket.
Illustration: Matias Vigliano Play Previous: Big-Shot Game Designer Crafts Interactive Art After Hours In 1986, when DC released Batman: The Dark Knight Returns , Frank Miller's bleak, brutal reclamation of Batman's id, I had no use for revisionist superheroes and iconoclastic countermyth.