The Johnsons have problems. According to Victor Hamilton, most scholars agree that the choice of "greater light" and "lesser light", rather than the more explicit "Sun" and "Moon", is anti-mythological rhetoric intended to contradict widespread contemporary beliefs that the Sun and the Moon were deities themselves.
Kinship is an obvious natural glue because animals are programmed to be interested in the immortality of those with genes most similar to them—so humans are more likely to cede individual self-interest to a group when that group is family. Also, we can guarantee that your paper will not leak to the Internet.
As we discussed, the glue of raw tribalism is only so strong, which imposed a ceiling on tribe size for a long time. Sacredness and taboo are almost always opposite sides of the same coin—the sword and shield of uniformity.
Narrative Its the way you tell it.
Without indirect knowledge, people learn the berry lesson by way of people getting sick. When people see a story as an external object, then someone challenging the story is just making an intellectual argument. Narrative therapy seeks to be a respectful, non-blaming approach to counselling.
Our biological evolution made us tribal to help glue us together. Extending the range like this overrides any care the Primitive Mind would otherwise have for what goes on within the normal range.
These ideas helped pave the way for the human development both the approach and its measurement. Children have such amazing imaginations and make up stories all the time.