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In Modern day fate is not much more than a synonym for the future but to the characters of the Iliad it was the overwhelming force of their lives The story of the Iliad is in short about the Trojan War and how the Greeks finally conquer the city of Troy Most individuals who have never read even an ounce of Greek literature know exactly how this story ends Fate to the characters of the Iliad is very similar to this common knowledge the outcome has already been decided and even though the facts in the middle are still uncertain the result is not The Gods and Goddesses in the Iliad stood as the religion of that time Worshipped for their greatness and feared for their power But in some instances Zeus the almighty ruler of Mount Olympus who had control over what happened on earth would not completely alter fate In todays world of vastly expanding science and technology a vast amount of people have separated themselves from religion which is a strong advocate in Fate People have found other explanations for how the world was created and many theories have been thrown around about how the world will end As the age of technology replaces some of our older traditions such as religion fewer people believe in predetermined fate In the Iliad several main characters both Gods and humans show their willingness to except fate and it goes unchallenged One of the reasons why fate as it existed in the Iliad could not exist today is because the gods of their world played an active and visible role in their lives and deaths Present day religion does explain the beginning of the world and predicts the end but shows no clear day to day proof that skeptical people can see In the Iliad not one person denies the fact that there are Gods and that they have power The word fate in
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