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Olympian

Subj: Re: "A cosmic consciousness that contains Eternity itself. And Eternity... is heavy" sounds pretty much like the "Universe" to me
Posted: Tue Sep 23, 2008 at 05:04:52 pm EDT (Viewed 107 times)
Reply Subj: Re: "A cosmic consciousness that contains Eternity itself. And Eternity... is heavy" sounds pretty much like the "Universe" to me
Posted: Tue Sep 23, 2008 at 04:58:02 pm EDT



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> "Atlas, along with his brother Menoetius, sided with the Titans in their war against the Olympians, the Titanomachy. His brothers Prometheus and Epimetheus weighed the odds and betrayed the other Titans by forming an alliance with the Olympians. When the Titans were defeated, many of them (including Menoetius) were confined to Tartarus, but Zeus condemned Atlas to stand at the western edge of Gaia, the Earth and hold up Ouranos, the Sky on his shoulders, to prevent the two from resuming their primordial embrace"
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> He supported the weight of the Heavens. A cosmic being, even if we take in consideration what his role in myth was. And in some art, he is depicted holding a sphere representing the stars and constellations.

So the planet Earth has a "western edge," huh? I guess it's still flat...

And Uranus isn't the HEAVENS -- it's the Sky. The Greeks felt that the Sky was heaven -- it isn't literal.

And in the Marvel Universe Gaea isn't actually THE EARTH.

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