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Unformatted text preview: They can delay someones fated death, but they cannot prevent it. These quotes seem to be an explanation as to why the gods were still obeyed, even though they did not determine fate. Fear seems to be the reason for obedience. There is a yoke around our necks and we are slaves to the Gods because they can pull on the yoke and make us do as they please. We believe in God because we believe he understands the right morals to abide by and he can make us do the right things. God can make us live life the way it should be lived. But the Greek gods are a completely different concept. Humans dont look up to the Gods, they dont even want to be like the Gods. They have reverence for them out of fear and knowledge of their power....
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