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Re: HALLOWEEN r US
« Reply #15 on: October 25, 2014, 12:14:11 PM »
Exactly...... :java:
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Re: HALLOWEEN r US
« Reply #16 on: October 25, 2014, 12:15:58 PM »
But even with all of today's technology scholars still argue about it's origin......as I stated....

They 'argue' because they want it to be theirs not something that came before. Really, there 'is' no good argument for it - only a lot of twisted facts and made up stuff to cover the true origins. No offense to anyone, but that's just how they did things in order to easier assimilate the new religion with the old one. And they weren't the first to do that. It's been done many, many times over.

On that third day of the winter solstice, the Sun is 'reborn' emerging back to it's north-bound course from the darkness of 'winter's womb'. On the third day of the Summer Solstice, the sun begins to die. I do believe John the Baptist's 'birthday' is June 24th...moved slightly from the Summer Solstice in Catholic tradition. I dunno, maybe it had something to do with those three days Joshua made the Sun stand still at the Battle of Jericho.

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Like I said - I don't mean to offend anyone, but this is just how myths are and have been for thousands of years. This is why they were burned and hidden away, because...well, they just didn't want you to know any better.

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Re: HALLOWEEN r US
« Reply #17 on: October 25, 2014, 12:19:06 PM »
The Greeks assimilated or syncretized many of their gods with the Egyptian gods when they ruled Egypt. It's just what you do, when you conquer a new land and you want your gods installed in place of the old ones.

It happened in Sumer-Assyria and then again in Assyria-Bablyon. It happened in Persia and India, as well as many other places. The Caribbean is one of the best examples in this modern day of it - where the Voudoun loa were assimilated with the Christian saints.

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Re: HALLOWEEN r US
« Reply #18 on: October 25, 2014, 12:23:51 PM »
Oh I agree with you on many of the points you made for sure.  I was merely pointing out that what seems like fact to some is a different fact to others....and since none of us were around back then....all we can do is agree with one side or the other ..... or neither :tearlaugh:
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Re: HALLOWEEN r US
« Reply #19 on: October 25, 2014, 01:46:06 PM »
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Like I said - I don't mean to offend anyone, but this is just how myths are and have been for thousands of years. This is why they were burned and hidden away, because...well, they just didn't want you to know any better.
Fortunately, some people try to understand myths and their meanings.

Above, you talk of sites as Stonehenge, with solar and lunar (?) points. Many sites have these points, and cardinals points. And with main stars too. It's a knowledge that has been lost towards millenia.

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The Greeks assimilated or syncretized many of their gods with the Egyptian gods when they ruled Egypt. It's just what you do, when you conquer a new land and you want your gods installed in place of the old ones.

It happened in Sumer-Assyria and then again in Assyria-Bablyon. It happened in Persia and India, as well as many other places. The Caribbean is one of the best examples in this modern day of it - where the Voudoun loa were assimilated with the Christian saints.
It's true. Although the Sumerians/Babylonians and Assyrians had similars gods; often it's just a change of names, but not personnality.
But for seems the stronger, rulers do anything. And their forst idea is to impose theirs ideas.  :evil:


Fortunately, Halloween is a great celebration now, for the joy of chidren who do this  :woohoo:
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Re: HALLOWEEN r US
« Reply #20 on: October 25, 2014, 02:56:29 PM »
So much has been lost to us over the millennia
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Re: HALLOWEEN r US
« Reply #21 on: October 25, 2014, 03:47:47 PM »
I agree...and what has been passed down is sometimes flawed or second guessed.....
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« Reply #22 on: October 25, 2014, 04:16:54 PM »
Too RIGHT
"But who is stronger, truly, I asked myself, he who continues to wound and bleed himself to please others, or he who refuses any longer to do so?"

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