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Characteristics of Creation Myths


It is in the nature of humans to wonder about the unknown and search for answers. At the foundation of nearly every culture is a creation myth that explains how the wonders of the earth came to be. These myths have an immense influence on people’s frame of reference. They influence the way people think about the world and their place in relation to their surroundings. Despite being separated by numerous geographical barriers many cultures have developed creation myths with the same basic elements.

Many creation myths begin with the theme of birth. This may be because birth represent new life and the beginning of life on earth may have been imagined as being similar to the beginning of a child’s life. This is closely related to the idea of a mother and father existing in the creation of the world. The mother and father are not always the figures which create life on earth. Sometimes the creation doesn’t occur until generations afterthe first god came into being.

supreme being appears in almost every myth. He or she is what triggers the train of events that create the world. Sometimes there are two beings, a passive and active creator.

Not all cultures imagine life starting on earth . Some believe that it originated either above or below where we live now. Still other myths claim the earth was once covered with water and the earth was brought to the surface. These are called diver-myths.

According to some cultures humans and animals once lived together peacefully. However because of a sin caused by the humans they are split up. This sin is often brought on by darkness and is represented as fire. Other times the innocence of humans is taken away by a god.


One comment on “Characteristics of Creation Myths

  1. Raphael Munyui
    June 10, 2015

    Even though the Bible teaches that we are created in the image and likeness of God, what can you say about animals? They reproduce like us, they ingest, digest and egest like us, they have their own fellowship in the sense that they stay closely knit. Who knows perhaps God lies to them that he also created them in his own image. Perhaps the Indians are also so correct when they cite that after nirvana one is reincarnated into either a Dog or a Lion. If indeed man is the only intelligent species here on earth, why should he labour and tirelessly sweat to fend himself since the biblical anthology mythology that when man sinned against God, God cursed him telling him that he will till the ground until he returns to the ground – Do intellectuals till the ground? Does a Lion has to go through the same stupid idiotic shit of the word of God – yet as a true carnivore it pounces on any flesh it feels like? In my own esteemed observation as an intellectual I deem it desirous to state without any fear of contradiction, that a finite man is not and cannot be the only intelligent being on earth. I have never seen a Lion go to a mental asylum but it is one of the strongest creature in the creation story. Yet Archbishop E. Milingo a Chief Exorcist working for God, in his profile, he had been confined severally but his fellow priests and superiors. Why work for God and the same powerful Almighty God confuses you in your Old Age to start having relations with a Moonies. Talk of the Masons and the New World Order – One Religion amd One Monetary System.

    Non empowered youths like the Jihadists who are not intellectually endowed are misused by the Sheikhs to stir their bile and brew very deep hatred against Christians by waging and negating for a war that they hardly know anything ago. Atheists on the other hand, just because they are empowered by a God who hides in their mind, look at the impossibility of the existence of a God because even though the wording of Desiderata are true, as they woke up in the wee hours of the morning to cram big intelligent books for them to occupy positions, God was so silent – to an extent that when they make it in life and idiotic religious zealots tries to convince them that God loves them – they find it as the joke of the 21st Century.

    In the Book of Romans, why should people level the natural use of others and in the name of God they go to do unnatural acts in God’s name. Yet the same instruction manual that forbids them to do such acts is confusing their minds for them to think it’s ok.

    Why should hot and very fly women be lewd by a man all the way from Nigeria as the stupidest and idiotic good for nothing Kenyan pastors are busy praying for acts that have been approved by Allah through Islam yet their daughters are not getting married as their potential cute and handsome pastors are confused to go and Marry Jesus in Church and they shamelessly put on rings yet Jesus cannot met their conjugal rights.

    In the quest to be the darling of the masses politicians instead of investing in heavy projects for the youth to be empowered, they will dish out hands out and give them money to buy cheap liquor and few coins to their stupid cursed village mums by God who tirelessly till the ground as God commanded when he cursed Adam. And whether he makes it to rain or not he expects the first fruits, tithing, and offerings. The same God expects the cursed villager (whom he as an attitude on terming to it as a ‘’curse’’) to pay for essential services like Water, Digital Television, Transport, Fuel etc.

    When I look at God and Religion I find him to be so abhorrent, loatheful, and Shameless. I am not an Atheist – I am more enlightened than Buddha knowing that God is more of Secular than religious, more of unnatural through sex than natural, God is more of a whore than a puritan. God is as proud as a peacock yet he expects men to be humble lest he wages war on them.

    In my dealings with men a pagan in my understand is the only interesting and intelligent person. My Dearest Brother Harrisson Mumia as FIKA wages war on God, Don’t waste even an aorta mocking God, a mad deity that its takes all forms from Hinduism, Siri Guru, Freemasonry, Illuminati, Islam, Witchcraft, Wicca, Catholicism, Pentecostalism, Spiriticism, Pentecostalism etc, etc, Can you really contend with God’s madness.

    The Book of Proverbs suggest that don’t be too wise neither be to timid. Try to take all forms that God has.

    Why Spend time brain storming and making sessional papers, writing thesis to challenge a very sick shameless psychotic deity? Don’t be too serious on religious matters. God is just a joke. Look at Life from a broad spectrum don’t be one sided. They best way to study God is through social interaction of all classes and psychology of all people in different races, tribes, cultures, countries as out try to conclude that God must have been Intelligently Stupid or intelligently idiotic.


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