Legends, Rumours and Myths

Welsh Flag Meaning:
There are many legends, rumours and myths about the Welsh flag and none of them are official. It is believed the red dragon represents ancient warriors.

Welsh Flag History:
The Welsh flag has been officially  recognized as the national flag of Wales since 1959, but the red dragon has been associated with Wales for hundreds of years. It is often claimed to be the oldest national flag still in use. The origin of the Welsh flag is now lost in history, rumours and myth, but a likely theory is that the Romans took the dragon emblem with them during their occupation of Britain, but it could be even older. The flag’s green and white stripes were added by the House of Tudor, the Welsh dynasty that held the English throne from 1485 to 1603.

– http://www.worldflags101.com/


leg·end

 [lejuhnd] 

noun

1. a non-historical or unverifiable story handed down by tradition from earlier times and popularly accepted as historical.
2. the body of stories of this kind, especially as they relate to a particular people, group, or clan: the winning of the West in American legend.

ru·mour

[roo-mer]  

noun

1. a story or statement in general circulation without confirmation or certainty as to facts: a rumour of war.
2. gossip; hearsay: Don’t listen to rumour.
3. Archaic. a continuous, confused noise; clamour; din.
verb (used with object)
4. to circulate, report, or assert by a rumour: It is rumoured that the king is dead

myth

 [mith]

noun

1. a traditional or legendary story, usually concerning some being or hero or event, with or without a determinable basis of fact or a natural explanation, especially one that is concerned with deities or demigods and explains some practice, rite, or phenomenon of nature.
2. stories or matter of this kind: realm of myth.
3. any invented story, idea, or concept: His account of the event is pure myth.
4. an imaginary or fictitious thing or person.
5. an unproven or false collective belief that is used to justify a social institution.

Many times our reality differs from what we believe to be true.

I look around and observe that mostly people can’t distinguish between the two. (I know that reality and truth can be seen as the same thing in certain circumstances, but usually there is a difference.)
The problem though is when our reality determines what we believe to be true.
I mean, just look at the definitions above. Legends, rumours and myths are historical remembrances of stuff that might not even be true….
I wonder what would happen if what we believe to be true starts influencing our realities…? 
The truth is recorded, it’s measurable and it is historically sound.
Our lives would be recorded,  measured and historically sound. These would be some of the necessary attributes in securing a legacy for the generations to follow.
What do you believe to be the truth?
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