Why Is Our Lives Full of Problems?

There is an interesting legend from the Pacific Coast tribes of Native Americans which explains why life is full of problems. In it, the god Raven was pure white and benevolent. His brother was Black Raven and made many of the bad things in the world. Eventually, Black Raven tried to murder White Raven and the good brother wound up killing the bad in self-defense. But afterwards, instead of fixing what Black Raven broke, the once-good brother chose to add problems to the world instead, because a perfect world bored him…

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