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Gods and Humans - Greek Methology

Jon Similarities between GREEKS AND HUMANS As we take a look back into Greek mythology, we see that gods and humans are not so different. We see that neither of them not only interact with each other but look and talk the same. Gods and Humans also share something that I would like to call life. Gods share the same ideas and attitude toward each other just like the humans did. Take love for instance. Gods have the same meaning towards love just as the humans did and also in different ways. Like Zeus who used to find a the most beautiful woman he could find and have sex with them, after that he would basically dump them on the street. Gods like Poseidon would have affairs. These characteristics of the Gods would also apply to humans. Humans had affairs and men would have sex with every woman whom they may find just like Gods! Gods and Humans were also competitive. Humans on one hand would fight for there lover and would not give up without a fight. Gods like Atalanta would want some one better than her own self. Any man who wanted her would have to race her to get her love. And so many would try to beat her in a race but most failed. Humans such as men would fight each other to get a woman and humans would compete in races to win just like Gods. These are the things that happen everyday between Gods and Humans that make them so similar. Jealousness is also a similarity between Gods and Humans. Humans such as a man going out with a woman and having another man jealous of that couple shows an example of Jealousness. Cronus the Greek god was Jealous when he was warned that his children would overthrow him so he ate every one of his children as they were born. Although Jealousness could and would lead to anger and frustration, it just shows another major similarity between Gods and Humans. All I am trying to prove to you is that theirs a very thin line between the differences of Gods and Humans. The word “difference” has...

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