Modern Mythology - Xin Shen Hua

Invented / popularized on the Internet

Mythologies are often associated with ancient societies like Greece or China. One often overlooks or is not even aware that new myths are contiually produced at the present time. Since Internet, the speed by which a myth is spread worldwide, and the time it take to establish such myths, has become ever faster and shorter. How do we separate facts and truth from lies and falsehood is one of the biggest challenges of Modern Times.

Here are some examples of new myths (related to China) which may attain the status of "psudo-facts" :

Chinese Mythology