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Chapter 24, Powell “Interpretation of Dreams” “Totem and Taboo” Greek Theories Through rationalism, the Greeks became critical of their traditions Xenophanes  questioned the ethics of the Olympians and their belief of the Gods “One god is greatest among gods and men, but his appearance and thought  are nothing like ours.” Plato  thought the tales encouraged false images of reality to the untutored mind Physical Allegory Saying something in a different way, or from what appears to be said Stories are translated into something more acceptable Symbolism:  something put together with something else Greek philosophers were concerned primarily with “the truth” in fields such as  cosmology, history, and morality Physical allegory originally used during the Hellenistic Period  Mythological characters and situations represented opposition and conflict
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