For this he was punished by zeus to a life of

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Unformatted text preview: ist's Worry by appeal to a character in ancient Greek mythology: Sisyphus. According to the myth, Sisyphus was a cunning king (of Corinth). He managed to trick death for a time and return from the underworld. For this, he was punished by Zeus to a life of frustration in Tartarus (hell): having been brought back to the underworld, he was forced to spend eternity pushing a large stone up a hill, only to have it roll back down again before reaching the top, to be pushed back up, and so on, in an endless cycle. (In Homer’s epic, The Odyssey, the hero Odysseus is described as seeing Sisyphus in the underworld.) In this myth of Sisyphus: Sisyphus = humans Rolling the stone = ___________________________________________________________________________________ The pointlessnes...
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