Snow Crash - Study Guide Chapter 33 Summary & Analysis

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Y.T. steps into Hiro's office in the Metaverse and tells Hiro that Snow Crash is like a steroid. Y.T. leaves the office, and The Librarian explains that Asherah began in Sumerian myths but was carried down through Babylonian and even Hebrew stories. The Librarian adds that there is also material on the Sumerians describing how their civilization was better than all of the others because their me was better. The Librarian explains to Hiro that me are basic societal rules on a very fundamental level. The Librarian continues, saying that Akkadian myths were based on Sumerian myths. The Librarian relates an Akkadian myth about Asherah making Enki sick, then eventually healing him. The Librarian says that Enki was the en of the city or Eridu, in southern Iraq. An en is a high-priest who guards the me of the society that is written on clay...

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