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Old September 21 2013, 09:42 AM   #1
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What's a myth that you feel currently best relates to your own life ?

What's a myth (from any country's mythology) that you feel currently best relates to your own
life, either seriously or humorously and please say why, or one that best relates to modern
society at the moment in your view, if there's no myths that relate to your own life.
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Old September 21 2013, 09:54 AM   #2
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Re: What's a myth that you feel currently best relates to your own lif

Well I turned water into wine earlier today...
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Old September 21 2013, 10:56 AM   #3
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Re: What's a myth that you feel currently best relates to your own lif

Odysseus. In the same way that James Joyce's Ulysses is set in one location. I feel I've been on one endless journey to somewhere important...
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Old September 21 2013, 12:12 PM   #4
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Re: What's a myth that you feel currently best relates to your own lif

I am my own myth. It's still being written.

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Old September 21 2013, 12:27 PM   #5
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Re: What's a myth that you feel currently best relates to your own lif

My own life? Sisyphus.
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Old September 21 2013, 02:26 PM   #6
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My own life? Sisyphus.

darn, beat me to it
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Old September 21 2013, 02:37 PM   #7
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Re: What's a myth that you feel currently best relates to your own lif

Hercules cleaning the Augean stables without the benefit of having the rivers Alpheus and Peneus available.
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Old September 21 2013, 02:54 PM   #8
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The Epic of Gilgamesh .
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Old September 21 2013, 02:59 PM   #9
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^^oh dear, AsboZaprudder, spring cleaning time?

^ EmoBorg, are you Gilgamesh or Enkidu? (small but vital difference as Enkidu got killed rather young while Gilgamesh sought immortality and died a very old man)


As for myself:
Religious myth: St Francis, perhaps. No money, with very good friends, environmentally considerate, economically independent and all animals trust me.

Fictional myth: Highlander. The last 30 years (hmm, make that 50...) have been one long string of fights and life-or-death decisions. Not to mention that there are days where I definitely feel 5000 years old.... Still, imo there neeedn't be just one. Two is a rather nice number and a threesome might have its charms, too, depending on the participants
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Old September 22 2013, 06:28 AM   #10
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My own life? Sisyphus.

darn, beat me to it
I nearly beat both of you, but thought Odysseus was a better fit.
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Old September 22 2013, 03:17 PM   #11
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Re: What's a myth that you feel currently best relates to your own lif

Who's gonna fezz up to Oedipus?
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Old September 22 2013, 06:49 PM   #12
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^Wow, that's WAY more information than I need from anyone.
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Old September 22 2013, 07:12 PM   #13
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@SirPatStew: Gilgamesh. And Enkidu. At Uruk.
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Old September 22 2013, 09:51 PM   #14
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^Wow, that's WAY more information than I need from anyone.
Hey, I'm not saying it's me. Having a hard time figuring which one fits.
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Old September 22 2013, 10:31 PM   #15
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Voltron.

Though he's more of a legend.
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