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Look down—there's Geb. He's the earth you're walking on, from the mountains to the desert and then some. Now look up—there's Nut. Yep, she's the sky. It might be weird to think of Mother Earth as Father Earth at first. But that's exactly how the ancient Egyptians decided things were.
Geb and Nut (pronounced "noot" to rhyme with "boot")
Earth and Sky, Down and Up, Thing 1 and Thing 2
Geb is male, Nut is female
City? We fill the earth and the sky!
Being the earth and the sky is a full-time job
We contain all learning institutions
Ra is king (even if he's a jerk and didn't want to let Nut have her babies)
Shu (the wind) and Tefnut (the rain)
We are brother and sister, but have no other siblings.
Osiris, Horus the Elder, Seth, Isis, and Nephthys
Ra, Anubis, Ma'at, most gods
We're a little big for enemies…
Married to each other (Don't ask. There wasn't anybody else around.)
Planet Earth series with David Attenborough (BBC)
"When we seek for connection, we restore the world to wholeness. Our seemingly separate lives become meaningful as we discover how truly necessary we are to each other."
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
Fake Plastic Trees by Radiohead
The Odd Life of Timothy Green
People (most of the time)