We all have our stories about why we are here, how we were created, how we destroyed our paradise, and the great heroes who came to redeem us with hope after death. These are our ancient stories that tell us about supernatural beings or heroes that created us, that explain the aspects of the world and why it is. These stories explain how our customs, ideals, or beliefs came to be. These stories are our myths.
Whether you believe the world was made in 7 days or 3 days. Whether you believe you were made from clay or rock, these are the myths that give your heart and mind ease about why you are here. Myths are our personal saviors, passed down from child to child, attaching itself into your mind and heart. There are many myths in the world, but when looked at closely, you can tell that they all hope to send the same message.
Theogony, Genesis, Enuma Elish, Rig Veda, Elder Eddas, and Uganda are myths that have some similarities, yet many differences. Theogony, Enuma Elish, and Elder Eddas believe that there were many creators, while Genesis, Rig Veda, and Uganda believe there is only one creator. Theogony, Enuma Elish, and Elder Eddas believe that their creators shared their power, and that their creators all had names. Theogony and Enuma Elish believed that their creators were malevolent and were male and female. Elder Eddas believed that their creator was male and both benign and malevolent. Theogony believed their gods and goddesses were indifferent while Elder Eddas believed their creators were concerned. Theogony and Elder Eddas believed that their creators lived in the skies and on earth, while Enuma Elish believed that their creators lived on the earth. Genesis, Rig Veda, and Uganda believed that their creator has a name, are benign and concerned, and have supreme power. However Genesis believe that their creator live on both earth and sky, Rig Veda believe their god lives on earth, and Uganda believe their god lives in the sky.
Theogony and Elder...