While reading this myth I found it loosely similar to the Greek myth of Prometheus, in terms of the threat that human’s posse to the gods.  The gods created the humans yet they are almost too divine for the gods to feel comfortable with, thus the gods “distort” them to make them less of a threat.  In the Prometheus myth after fire is given to man, Zeus becomes angry and they are punished, almost as if he starts to feel threatened by them.  For with fire they no longer require the gods help as much, and if humans are close to divine then they no longer need the Gods altogether.

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