Again, these are possibly mythological in nature. Either way, the cast was set for this overdone paradox of two opposing forces. In fact, even Hermetic philosophy adhered to this polarity of forces. That's why today it is so difficult to abide in this contradictory dilemma. The sooner humans strive for completeness the sooner society will be manageable. Of course, it is a choice of will.
The virtue of a highly evolved being embraces all people and things and dispels the darkness which isolates them.
Hua Hu Ching-primary lesson.