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A myth is a tradition often an ancient story dealing with supernatural beings ancestors or heroes that serves to describe an accepted fundemental view of people These views are communicated by explaining aspects of the natural world or outlining the psychology customs or ideals of a society Many years ago when science had not yet reached a higher level the people of our world searched for answers to questions that could not be answered During the time when these myths were created there was no way to research for these types of answers about the creation of the universe life or even our planet Not having answers to these questions makes it difficult for humans to find a purpose for life or a rulebook to apply to the way in which they live So these myths were created to answer their questions Many people consider Genesis to be the foundation for creation myths around the world Genesis is the oldest and most complex of the ancient writings that have been accepted in the word of God World Book 83 For this reason creations myths from around the world are often compared and contrasted with the Book of Genesis The first things created in the Greek creation myth was the Gods Gaea was the first Great Goddess Gaea was known as mother earth who nourishes all life In the Greek creation myth life was created by Eurynome the Goddess of all things One day Ophion the serpent of the waters made love with Eurynome impregnating her She then was turned into a bird and gave birth to the universal egg from which many of the creatures that lived on the earth hatched Out of this chaos Gaea gave birth to her son Uranus who became the sky who showered his gratitude on her in the form of rain which bought life to all of Gaeas seeds of life From the earth came the sea the great
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