11.08.2011

Did you ever study Greek mythology when you were in school? If so, you may remember Sisyphus.

Sisyphus by Titian (Prado Museum, Madrid, Spain)

Sisyphus carries out his eternal punishment by repeatedly rolling a boulder uphill.

According to Greek and Roman myths, Sisyphus was an extremely devious king who was ultimately punished for his perfidy by being sentenced to eternally roll a huge boulder up a hill, only to watch it roll back down again.

Although you may not be avaricious and deceitful like Sisyphus was, you are still being punished in a similar fashion for your ignorance of how the world really works. What do I mean, you may ask? Read more