Man and the Moral Struggle #2: Prometheus
Date:
Jan. 23, 1955
Description:
Jan. 23, 1955. Running time: 57:21. Thurman describes the Greek myth of Prometheus, who defied the Gods and brought fire to humans. Fire allowed humanity to create light and build civilization. Prometheus received unending punishment for his deed but refused to admit that he was wrong because he knew that his act was right. Thurman relates this moral struggle to choices of right and wrong in religion.
Associated Subjects:
Man and the Moral Struggle (Series)
Prometheus (Greek deity)
Redemption
Ethics