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    I believe the point of mythology is that it isn't logical, though I understand your point.

    I believe the point of mythology is that it isn't logical, though I understand your point.
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    I know the feeling :)

    I know the feeling :)
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    Agreed - but in mythology, the truth is never a case of black and white, good or evil. Myths...

    Agreed - but in mythology, the truth is never a case of black and white, good or evil. Myths serve a moral function, which allows them to remain alive and contemporary. I like the point you raised, however, as the traditional definition of a myth proclaims it as a 'false belief,' which I...
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    gods

    It is difficult to answer questions such as these, as there is no standard version of any of the myths. Stories such as these have been adapted over time, so to give you a definitive answer is impossible. Your theory could very well be correct, but focusing on the unique aspects of Greek...
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    A question about the children of Metis and Zeus

    You pose an interesting question. I have just recently purchased a book on Greek Myths and Tales, which mentions Metis as his first wife who he swallowed because she foretold that one of their children would gain ascendancy over him. As you said, he then birthed Athena through his head, but I...
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