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  • Greek Gods And Goddess
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    The Greek gods and goddess carry many attributes, most human. They are very much like humans in the way that they have weaknesses and strengths. Even though the gods display their characteristics much more drastically than humans do, the similarities are obvious. In Rosenberg and Baker's book, the Greek gods have many human characteristics such as vengeance, jealously, and love. An example of a human trait is that the Greek gods and goddess displayed excessive vengeance. Whenever anyone committe...
  • Most Superior Characteristics Of Human Beings
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    1) Introduction Through out history, as man progressed from a primitive animal to a "human being" capable of thought and reason, mankind has had to throw questions about the meaning of our own existence to ourselves. Out of those trail of thoughts appeared religion, art, and philosophy, the fundamental process of questioning about existence. Who we are, how we came to be, where we are going, what the most ideal state is... All these questions had to be asked and if not given a definite answer, t...
  • Second Story Of Creation
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    The Two Versions Of Creation. The two versions of creation in the beginning of Genesis can be distinguished in various ways. The two stories differed in how they were told, how humans were created, a human's purpose in life, and the image and role that God played. In Genesis I, God seemed more distant from humankind, and man and woman are considered equal. In Genesis II, God seems to be more of a father figure, and man seems to be more superior than woman. Both versions were the same in the way ...
  • 2 3 God And 1 3 Human
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    The Essence of Humanity What makes us human What underlying characteristic differentiates humans from animals or Gods Where does the essence of humanity lie Initially the answer may seem simple. One might say when comparing animals to humans that they are cruder than humans; they live their life by instinct, they don't love, they don't strive to educate themselves and each other - their overriding goal is to survive and make it through the day. Yet, human history and the scientific evidence trac...
  • Purpose And Value Of Human Life
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    What do Buddhism and Christianity Teach About the Significance, Purpose And Value of Human Life? BUDDHISM' The concern of Buddhism is with man rather than with the material universe. The phenomenal world is held to be without substance and to be in a constant condition of flux. Man himself is no less impermanent than the material world. ' 3/4 Human life is subject to An icca, the law of impermanence. This means that nothing ever stays the same To be born human is a rare opportunity. Buddhists ta...
  • God First Created Light
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    Creation The origin of the world has been a topic for discussion since the early days of theology. We can all see this matter around us; the sun, moon, trees, and wildlife, but where did it all come from The first book of the Bible, Genesis, gives two separate explanations for this phenomena. In Genesis 1: 1 through 2: 3 the first account of creation is given, and in Genesis 2: 4 through the end of chapter two the other explanation for creation is described. These two stories depict creation in ...
  • Edward's Angry God Jonathan
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    Edward's Angry God Jonathan Edward's most famous sermon is "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God". This 18th Century Puritan preached intense sermons that awakened his congregation to an awareness of their sinfulness and need for God. "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" exemplifies Edward's stern religious beliefs. The sermon preaches a savage, cruel God powerful and capable, but not inclined, to cast humans down to hell. The God Edward's describes is a savage God who torments the wicked. "Th...
  • Bad Human Traits In Genesis
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    The concept of the 'perfect' man or woman has always existed throughout the history of humankind. In the three classical texts of the Iliad, Genesis and Meno, there are portrayals of the ideal human qualities, as reflections on their specific culture and times. It would be of great interest to examine what exactly these qualities are, and in what respects they differ or are similar. If there is a single concept of human perfection then there must be a definite set of qualities which define it. I...
  • Aristophanes's Speech The Gods
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    Aristophanes – Plato's Symposium Aristophanes – Plato's Symposium Essay, Research Paper In Aristophanes speech the status of the Gods is intertwined with that of the myth. I will discuss the status of the Gods. In Aristophanes's speech the Gods can be viewed as creators, watchmen, and saviors. As creators: According to Aristophanes, the humans present form was created as a result of Zeus' design and Apollo's craftsmanship. As watchmen: The humans believe that they must do no wrong so...

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