Which Greek symbolizes eternal
frustration: Sisyphus or Prometheus?
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Because he betrayed them, the gods made
Sisyphus perpetually push a stone up a cliff, only to have it roll back down.
Thus, frustration is sisyphean. Prometheus made humans from clay and taught
them how to make fire. For this, Zeus chained him to a rock in the Caucasus,
where a vulture daily nibbled his liver. This situation is more annoying than
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