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Which Fierce Goddess Is Secretly Your Mother?
by Zoe Samuel
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Mythology is full of fierce gods and goddesses with all sorts of characteristics and preferences. Some of them are kinder than others, rewarding loving worshipers or even giving bountifully to those who pretty much ignore them. Others are violent and destructive, jealously guarding their followers against rival gods and demanding high standards and absolute loyalty. 

Some are flat out dark and evil, guarding the realms of the dead or sitting in judgment. Some are ferocious but only when it is thoroughly deserved, mounting their chariots to ride against the forces of darkness. Still, others are hedonistic and beautiful, enjoying all the pleasures of sight, sound, touch, smell, and taste, and encouraging their worshipers to do likewise.

Does any of these sound like you? If so, perhaps you have a deity up there who you should thank not just for your personality but also for your dimples, your fashion sense, your career choices, and what sort of environment makes you feel comfortable. Your immortal mother might not be visible in your day to day life, but she has undoubtedly influenced the course of events around you. Time to take this quiz to figure out who she is - and what she gave you!

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