What does Pandora have to with anything?

Psychological Perspectives

Well, given the condition of our country and other countries in the world, I'd say everything!

The Pandora myth involves Pandora's Box - although originally, it was a jar. In the sixteenth century, jar was mistranslated to box and since then, it has continued to be part of the myth. For this article, it is most important to understand what Pandora and the box represent.

Pandora, meaning all-giving, was originally formed as a woman with the ability to spew evil upon the world. Chaos and difficulties were contained within her jar or box. When she opened her box, out came an unlimited amount of d...


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