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Critical and Analytical Thinking

Pandora's Box

Maybe you have already heard that someone, a journalist, your teacher or parents, refer to a complex situation as a "Pandora's box".

What is a Pandora's box? Who is Pandora and how did she get that box? Did she open the box? Can you think of an example where you can use the phrase "to open a Pandora's box"?

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Hritu from New Zealand
School: Marshall Laing Primary School
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Explanation: Pandora's box is an artifact in Greek mythology, taken from the myth of Pandora's creation in Hesiod's Works and Days.[1] The "box" was actually a large jar (πίθος pithos)[2] given to Pandora (Πανδώρα, "all-gifted", "all-giving"),[3] which contained all the evils of the world. Pandora opened the jar and all the evils flew out, leaving only "Hope" inside once she had closed it again. Today the phrase "to open Pandora's box" means to perform an action that may seem small or innocent, but that turns out to have severely detrimental and far-reaching negative consequences.
About Me:     I am funny.I make my friend laugh.I speak Tamil at home and English at school.

Hritu from New Zealand
School: Marshall Laing Primary School
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Explanation: Pandora's box is an artifact in Greek mythology, taken from the myth of Pandora's creation in Hesiod's Works and Days.[1] The "box" was actually a large jar (πίθος pithos)[2] given to Pandora (Πανδώρα, "all-gifted", "all-giving"),[3] which contained all the evils of the world. Pandora opened the jar and all the evils flew out, leaving only "Hope" inside once she had closed it again. Today the phrase "to open Pandora's box" means to perform an action that may seem small or innocent, but that turns out to have severely detrimental and far-reaching negative consequences.
About Me:     I am funny.I make my friend laugh.I speak Tamil at home and English at home.

Shirley from Macedonia, The former Yugoslav Republic of
School: zump4SxonhaX
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Explanation: This site is like a clossroam, except I don't hate it. lol http://qbtoxiaubfk.com [url=http://nbccfft.com]nbccfft[/url] [link=http://bvdylu.com]bvdylu[/link]
About Me:     This site is like a clossroam, except I don't hate it. lol http://qbtoxiaubfk.com [url=http://nbccfft.com]nbccfft[/url] [link=http://bvdylu.com]bvdylu[/link]

Rena from Iran, Islamic Republic of
School: xFfpW3Cg
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Explanation: In awe of that anerws! Really cool!
About Me:     In awe of that anerws! Really cool!

cat from United States
School: some
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Explanation: A worm
About Me:     I love to read,sew,dance&play the Piano&bells

lola from United States
School: matsunaga elemantary
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Explanation: When people say they opened Pandora's box they mean that something crazy happened.  Saying you opened Pandora's box means that you did something crazy.
About Me:     I like  to  dance and sing. Also I love Taco Bell and Pizza.

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