1. The myth of Sisyphus

    #Sisyphus was both a clever ruler who made his city prosperous , and a devious tyrant who seduced his niece and killed visitors to show off his power . While his violation of the sacred hospitality tradition greatly angered the gods , it was Sisyphus’ reckless confidence that proved to be his downfall -- resulting in #Zeus condemning him for all eternity . Alex Gendler by TED-Ed shares the myth . . .