Arts and Religion 2

Mythology is defined as it’s a collection of myths especially if they are linked to a particular religion or cultural tradition. This is okay in a certain way, but why do link religion to myth? Does this relate to believing the things we don’t understand? And if the books of good contradicts with our limited knowledge, we change the facts? Ogres are fictional, tall giants, cannibals, and linked to fairytales. Ogres are closely linked with giants and with human cannibals in mythology. In both folklore and fiction, giants are often given ogrish traits (such as the giants in Jack and the Beanstalk and “Jack the Giant Killer”, the Giant Despair in The Pilgrim’s Progress, and the jötnar of Norse mythology); while ogres may be given giantish traits. Famous examples of ogres in folklore include the ogre in Puss in Boots and the ogre in Hop-o’-My-Thumb

Shrek had an extra addition to the ogre character which emphasized on the influence of magic in the process of transforming people to something else. Let’s agree that shrek is a complete fictional character based on superstitions. However, religion states clearly that there is a kind of Jinn that transforms into humans, spiders, snakes and any other insect. Religion did indicate the existence of giant which man tried to hide to prove the evolution theory. And there is some cannibalism in the world, as these days, you can order a fetus stake in China. Fiction is okay but let’s try to link it to facts and reality. However, in some cases, fiction that does not have any roots can add great values. For example, the Oompa Loompas from Charlie and Chocolate Factory. They resembled the Congress men in the US. They all looked the same and controlled by a rat #shrek #fiction

Everyone knows that this story is inspired from the powers that God gave to king Solomon. He was a prophet. He had the Jinn and devils work for him. He had control over the winds. However, this story of the flying carpet is an extra information that God did not mention. Wind control is used as it gives power to defeat an enemy.

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