The story is Der Schweigen der Sirenen, by Franz Kafka. Proof that inadequate, even childish means of rescue can serve: In order to protect. Perhaps he had really noticed, although here the human understanding is beyond its depths, that the Sirens were silent, and held up to them and to the gods the. Franz Kafka, “The Silence of the Sirens” Proof that inadequate, even childish measures, may serve to rescue one from peril. To protect himself.

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All the mythical creatures and stories that we all know about came form some origin, therefore I believe that the origin was the Age of The Nephilims. The Sirens do not vanquish the hero with their song.

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Saulo, a powerful man used by Roman authority to capture believers in Christ, loses his sight, after God amicably speaks to him about his wrong doings. This happens as though justice were enabled without a trigger and implies that the harbingers of chaos are always close to their justice, not because of looming punishment, but the iminent loss of their evil powers.

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