- David Allan: The purpose of this epic is that it serves as a great spiritual myth for many of us
- Life creates myth, makes it grow. Myths surround us, teach us, bind us together as a species.
David G. Allan is the Editorial Director for CNN's Health and Wellness section. This essay is part of a column called The Wisdom Project, a series on applying to one's life the wisdom and philosophy found everywhere, from ancient texts to pop culture. You can follow David at @davidgallan. Don't miss another Wisdom Project column; subscribe here. The views expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.
(CNN)Another Christmas season and another Star Wars movie. It's fitting, as the two have more in common than just being exciting to millions of kids, and adult kids, around the world.
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