Influence Of Hospitality In The Odyssey

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Society today has lead us to think about many things in different ways. Your parents have always told you how you should never talk to strangers or pay attention to them, but aren't we all strangers? Growing up, the adults in my eyes were all somewhat strangers excluding my parents. My parents were the ones I was supposed to trust and teach me the ways of being a good person. My mom still talks about how as long as I become a good person she’ll be happy, but what does becoming a good person mean? The ancient Greeks have always strongly believed in hospitality. In the Odyssey, Odysseus goes around and asks for hospitality. Some reject his requests and leave him in the dumps while others gladly bequeath it to him. But how come in 2015 we are
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