Myth is a pre-text for action with a practical, experiential purpose.
There are experiential writings and there are dogmatic writings.
But Pythagoras did not proceed in this experiential manner in the discovery of his theorem.
For the experiential method in this matter the time was not ripe.
What then would the self-transcendency affirmed to exist in advance of all experiential mediation or termination, be known-as?
The beyond must, of course, always in our philosophy be itself of an experiential nature.
Philosophy and theology give their conceptual interpretations of this experiential life.
But the conditions are not realized, and in an experiential subject-matter are not realizable.
But in the “homing” of pigeons there is little question that the experiential factor predominates.
Here the instinctive factor probably predominates over that which is experiential.