“If you talk to God, you are praying. If God
talks to you, you have schizophrenia." - Thomas
Anyone here remember the story of Prometheus?
was a Greek Titan and son of another Titan, Iapethus. His
brother was the famous Atlas and he had a twin brother
named Epimetheus. Their
names translate as "hindsight" and "foresight".
Dad evidently had a sense of humor.
His old man also held a grudge against
Zeus and one day led an ultimately failed
revolt against the Gods. Prometheus, for whatever reason, chose to wage war
against his father. Not a classy move.
After the God Wars Prometheus settled on sculpting as a hobby, eventually creating
the entire race of man from humble clay. It was, however, the goddess Helena
who actually breathed life into them.
All hail Helena!
Zeus was peeved over this creation of a new race, drawing a line in the sand,
proclaiming man was never to learn the secret of fire.
Prometheus, ever the contrarian, promptly gave man fire. Zeus retaliated with
the evils of Pandora's Box and the introduction of women onto the scene.
But that wasn't punishment enough as he then chained Prometheus
to a rock on a mountain and ordered a great eagle to arrive
at daybreak, whereupon it would rip out Prometheus' liver
eat it. The liver would grow back during the night and the
horror would begin again at dawn. This continued for several
Jesus is a little pussy by comparison.