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The #1 definition in the

The first definition in the dictionary is:

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.

The idea being accepted by the general populace that a myth is simply an invented story, implied to be untrue by definition, would likely please the controllers. They would very much like us to dismiss stories containing simile, allegory or metaphor, and having a moral out of hand, preferably without reading, and without any further consideration given.