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I am a mythologist. I don’t need religion

I am a mythologist. I don

Nobel laureate Professor Wole Soyinka said he never felt the need for any religion.

Soyinka, who described himself as a mythologist during the public presentation of his two-volume collection of essays, further revealed that he does not worship deities even though he considers deities to be real on the plane. creative.

He said;

“Do I really need a (religion)? I never felt that I needed it.

“I am a mythologist. I believe that people have the right and cannot help but create mythologies around themselves, around their experiences and what they project from the back of their minds as answers to questions.

“And so I don’t find anything wrong with using mythologies as an integral part of my creative warehouse.

“But religion? No, I don’t worship any deity. But I consider deities to be creatively real and therefore my companions on my journey through both the real world and the fantasy world.

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