The Creators Themes

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Religion

The prologue of The Creators: A History of Heroes of the Imagination" is an overview of the creation of various religions in the world, including Hinduism, Confucianism, Taoism, Buddhism, Homeric verse, Judaism, Theology, Christianity, and Islam. Section 1: The Dazzled Vision of the Hindus tells how the Hindus saw the need for many gods to explain the variety of creation, and they practiced Kathenotheism, the worship of one god at a time. To the Hindu, creation was a dismemberment of the original oneness of the universe, and their aim is to be uncreated and re-achieve that oneness. 

In Section 2: The Indifference of Confucius, both Confucianism and Taoism saw time as a never-ending series of cycles which is reflected in Chinese landscapes which show scenes of harmony and rhythmic life where man fits inconspicuously. Section 3: The Silence of the Buddha explains that the Buddhist's aim is not to know or...

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