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Morals in Greek Mythology

Summary: This essay tells about the influence on people by Greek Mythology and some of the morals shown throughout Greek Mythology. It is based on Hamilton's "Greek Mythology."
Greek mythology has been an exceedingly influential part of our everyday life for many years. Edith Hamilton's Mythology, a novel based on gods and goddesses, explains some of the mistakes made in everyday society. These fictional stories are quite beneficent in showing consequences of making wrong decisions. They teach us ample amounts of important morals including thinking before acting, being ascetic, and being obedient.

An important moral taught in Hamilton's Mythology is the need to be able to think before you act. If a person does not think before acting, harm may be done to others; as shown by Hercules. "He had sudden outbursts of furious anger which were always fatal to the often innocent objects" (Hamilton 167). If a decision is made before a thought is produced, harm can also be done to the perpetrator. Such as in the story of Salmoneus. He pretended to be...

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