Odyssey Essay | Mind Over Matter: An Epic Struggle

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Mind Over Matter: An Epic Struggle

Summary: Essay argues that Odysseus would not have been able to survive his epic journey if it weren't for his ability to out-think his opposition. The essay also analyzes and relates the Ancient Greek way of thinking to that of ours today.
In the struggle of mind over matter, an individual needs to have courage to use the knowledge that he or she possess. By using the knowledge available to us, we as individuals have the ability to overcome opposing forces in our lives which seem to keep us from progressing (mentally and emotionally), and which can seem larger than life. In Homer's epic The Odyssey, The use of cunning to disguise and deceive and to ultimately overcome the godlike opposition that manifests itself many times throughout the book, and makes Odysseus' return home possible. Without the ability to deceive, Odysseus' brute strength alone would have exhibited a futile display of power in the presence of the gods of Ancient Greece. Much like the lives of individuals, if we do not use our cunning and wit in a most effective manner, and rely on strength instead...

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