What Role Did Polytheism Play In The World

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In all of these stories, polytheism played a big role in that it helped create certain aspect of the world. For example, all three myths started out as blank space and then the first God was formed which led to the creation of other gods. However, only Atum and Prajapati were “neither male or female”, whereas Yin and Yang were one. Another difference would be that the Chinese and Hindu creations started as an egg as opposed to the Egyptian creation did not. In all myths, there was a clear division between the earth and the sky, as well as, good and evil. In particular, the Chinese myth included a god,Pan-Gu, where he created majority of the world. However, in the other myths different gods and goddesses created different things. All in all,
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