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by rich
Mon Aug 11, 2008 6:25 pm
Forum: Mythology, Ritualisms, Traditions and Folklore
Topic: Philo's guide to decoding the Hebrew Bible
Replies: 1233
Views: 226461

Seeker wrote:
kb - The only reason its different now is that the church didn't want people calling the angels gods. Would have been embarrassing for a 'monotheistic religion'.
Question for you Seeker:

What difference would monotheism or polytheism make? The Romans were polytheistic.
by rich
Mon Aug 11, 2008 1:26 pm
Forum: Mythology, Ritualisms, Traditions and Folklore
Topic: Philo's guide to decoding the Hebrew Bible
Replies: 1233
Views: 226461

Nah - they're wusses too. Ya' gotta kill and mean it and not be afraid to declare it - even to your god. If he's any kind of god at all - he'll be glad ya' did and give you a reward!!! :D
by rich
Mon Aug 11, 2008 1:00 pm
Forum: Mythology, Ritualisms, Traditions and Folklore
Topic: Philo's guide to decoding the Hebrew Bible
Replies: 1233
Views: 226461

Seeker wrote:
God clearly chooses violence over peace.
Hmm - so do I - I like this guy :D
by rich
Mon Aug 04, 2008 8:55 pm
Forum: Anthropology and Primitive Societies
Topic: The first porn?!
Replies: 55
Views: 32781

I think he just wanted a new handmaid :D
by rich
Mon Aug 04, 2008 8:11 pm
Forum: Anthropology and Primitive Societies
Topic: The first porn?!
Replies: 55
Views: 32781

From Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Handmaiden In Ancient Egypt, the role of handmaiden was important to Egyptian religious practices. One of the early gods, Atum, was supposed to have brought the world into being through self-fornication. In subsequent ritual, a priestess would assist the ...
by rich
Fri Aug 01, 2008 2:06 pm
Forum: The 'Everything Else' Forum.....
Topic: AOC
Replies: 13
Views: 2681

Ah - the old Atari 800s - they were built like tanks. My first was the timex sinclair - lol - with the added memory stick it had 16K. And the modems - sheesh - I can remember 300 baud when they first started in and I got onto Compuserve. Wow - talk about old. :D
by rich
Fri Aug 01, 2008 1:05 pm
Forum: The 'Everything Else' Forum.....
Topic: AOC
Replies: 13
Views: 2681

Actually no. My oldest son had it for a while - of course dad ended up building the computer for that - which wasn't bad. Then my second son got into that and anarchy - and by the time my third son got into it is when I decided - hey - I'm putting these machines together for their games and they're ...
by rich
Fri Aug 01, 2008 11:24 am
Forum: The 'Everything Else' Forum.....
Topic: AOC
Replies: 13
Views: 2681

Nope - never really got into it. Couple of friends in the guild I was in wanted me to get into it but - eh - guess I just never got to it. Then I saw AoC and Darkfall were going to be coming out and - -. :D
by rich
Fri Aug 01, 2008 9:33 am
Forum: The 'Everything Else' Forum.....
Topic: AOC
Replies: 13
Views: 2681

Yeah - EQ was eh - ok. WOW was better until they "imported" some of the devs from EQ and started changing it more and more to aboosted version of EQ. Even then I never really had a problem with PVP - but then I love that. And yup - it can get expensive building a new machine everytime a new one come...
by rich
Wed Jul 30, 2008 10:13 pm
Forum: Mythology, Ritualisms, Traditions and Folklore
Topic: Philo's guide to decoding the Hebrew Bible
Replies: 1233
Views: 226461

Soooo - do we believe people today with agendas or people from back then - also with agendas. To me neither is conclusive enough on their own. I think - it's only my thoughts - but I think we would need to first find proof that all that is being declared as gnostic is actually gnostic and not a diff...
by rich
Wed Jul 30, 2008 4:32 pm
Forum: The 'Everything Else' Forum.....
Topic: AOC
Replies: 13
Views: 2681

AOC

Ahh - it's good to be retired and get to play. Love this game!!! Age of Conan. Better'n WOW.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u0laVXbZ ... re=related

I know - I know - I'm supposed to be too old for games. But player vs player games are GOOOOOD! Lotsa' fun!
by rich
Wed Jul 30, 2008 2:10 pm
Forum: Old World
Topic: Antikythera Mechanism further deciphered
Replies: 10
Views: 2830

by rich
Tue Jul 29, 2008 1:50 pm
Forum: Mythology, Ritualisms, Traditions and Folklore
Topic: Philo's guide to decoding the Hebrew Bible
Replies: 1233
Views: 226461

Does that mean you're gonna treat them nice??
by rich
Tue Jul 29, 2008 12:18 pm
Forum: Mythology, Ritualisms, Traditions and Folklore
Topic: Philo's guide to decoding the Hebrew Bible
Replies: 1233
Views: 226461

seeker wrote: Even if there is something I've overlooked there is a certain poetry in thinking that after millenia of theological and philosophical discourse we still placate ourselves by watching a magic man burn a goat over a sacred fire while waving a magic stick, grunting a magic grunt and prayi...