Read Joseph Campbell?
The Hero’s Journey is effective b/c it reflects an underlying pattern of Energy.
Archetypes exist in the Collective Consciousness.
Yeshua is a real Master who brought absolute TRUTH to Earth - but the Church recorded a MYTH to match a Pattern.
Only ego can prevent one from seeing what's right in front of them.
[Their] symbols are everywhere, and have purpose.
On a mass scale, TF's are given power, through Media/Entertainment, by the FOCUS of the Collective Consciousness.
They can become somewhat alive.
Remember, dark thoughts can become your ‘PERSONAL DEMONS’ when you give them focus/charge. This is REAL.
Media/Entertainment keep this cycle going continuously.
This knowledge is fundamental to all Magical workings - Positive or Negative.
THOUGHTS have POWER.
LOVING thoughts are the MOST POWERFUL.