The Myth Of Myths Are All Around Us Essay

729 Words Dec 5th, 2014 3 Pages
The Truth in the Myth
Myths are all around us, trying to convey the message that there is something more out there. The myth was about woman whom prayed to the sacred cherry blossoms God to kill her lover because of a betrayal and at the same time, there was a man whom had died because of loneliness in the next city over. It would be call insanity to believe a trivial thing now, but there is true to all myth, to see that one must go beyond the text and myth and examine what ancient Greek philosophers have to explain, the natural balance in the universe and unknown life after death.
Greek Philosopher Aristotle before his life had end, he come up with many explanations on how the universe works. He had taught his students this “Every object has a purpose in the grand design of the universe" (Aristotle). It means that everything happens for one reason known and unknown. This explains why a person might pray, to learn his or her own reason or purpose. The human society need to have reason and logic to guide certain aspects of their lives. For example, traffic lights and stop signs are there so that cars and walkers may make a safe trip from where they are to where they would like to go, and so are all the other traffic laws that are made. It is there for safety reasons. A person who lives with no reason or purpose is no different from the insane women harming the tree in a hopeless prayer.
Insanity or not, a person cannot deny that there is a balance in the universe. A part…

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