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They help you to understand that if you twist they can use for good or for harm. They the arm of justice, you twist the morals also suffer from many of the character of the society. We cannot all hope to be flaws that ordinary humans have, such as like the maize (corn). The maize has good greed and envy. As a result, they are often luck all the time. It goes to the soil naked caught in their own snares. Stories about and returns with good luck with hundreds Ananse, or as he is usually called, Father of children.

Stories generally say something about life in order to educate and entertain the community. Myths deal with the divine. They have religious subjects, such as the origin of the universe and of nature. They address and answer questions like, Where did humankind come from? How are human beings expected to act as they travel through life? What is the destiny of the human race? Legends are a body of stories about families, people, and particularly heroes of the community. Often based on real people and facts, they have been told and retold until they become part of the lore of the community as a whole.

They also characterize him as a trickster. However, Legba is an important figure in determining the fortunes of human beings, who can normally approach Mawu-Lisa only through him. African Peoples and the Spirit World Associates of one’s God, natural spirits, the spirits of departed heroes, ancestors, and other members of the community all join together to create a sense of living in a spiritually charged universe. For African believers the spirit world is never very far away. It is present in sky and sea, Earth and all creation, and in the memory of those who have gone before.

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