Questions tagged [creation]

For questions about myths of the creation of the universe, Earth, and all the things on it.

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Iterative Creation Myths: Rare or Just Obscure?

I noticed that in the categorisation of creation myths, there isn't a slot for iterative creation, i.e. where one world is created after another (with or without destroying the previous one), without ...
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Humans' missing piece myth identification

Does anyone know a myth that refers/explains the feeling of incompleteness that humans have, and which drives us, makes us seekers of a missing something/fulfillment? Ideally an ancient or primitive ...
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Why do so many cultures have a myth of the world being made or remade from water?

In various creation and flood myths the world is said to be remade from water, why would different ancient cultures have this same theme?