Terrestrial Planets 1/24/2013 2:51:00 PM
1.1 Creation Mythologies
1.1.1 Pre-civilization, primitive peoples
There is a human need to create the story of our own creation.
We follow a thread to our current story of creation based on
empirically testable scientific metaphors and models
1.1.2 Civilized Man
Religious and Cultural Mythologies
o Our thread begins from the Epic of Gilgamesh: Adventures
of King Uruk lead us to the edge of the creation.
o The western/middle-eastern monotheistic religions:
Judaism, Christianity Islam and their offshoots essentially
hold to a common myth: creation of all and its continuing
“management” by an omnipotent God who’s name is