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Re: Why Halloween is Evil

October 31st, 2019, 7:59 pm

Why is All Hallows' Eve evil? Because protestants don't like saints or what?
Not in Bible.
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Re: Why Halloween is Evil

October 31st, 2019, 8:09 pm

It's evil because it came from the Irishes.
Have you applied for your Irish passport yet?
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Re: Why Halloween is Evil

October 31st, 2019, 9:32 pm

They said I wasn't wevil enuff.
 
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Re: Why Halloween is Evil

November 1st, 2019, 12:43 am

You must be thinking of the boll weevil. Maybe you weren't boll enough?
 
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Re: Why Halloween is Evil

November 1st, 2019, 3:31 am

Getting there :-)
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Re: Why Halloween is Evil

November 1st, 2019, 7:10 am

Why is All Hallows' Eve evil? Because protestants don't like saints or what?
Not in Bible.
Sorry dude, I come from another tradition and could never understand the nonsense of sola scriptura. At least one thing in the West is clear for me - it's better to be an idiot atheist than an idiot protestant.
 
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Re: Why Halloween is Evil

November 1st, 2019, 4:02 pm

I thought Eastern Orthodox don't celebrate the All Hallows' eve - ?
I know that in regions where Ukrainians and Poles were well assimilated (e.g. Lviv or Wolyn), they celebrated each others' traditions (as having the same ancient roots), but otherwise Halloween doesn't seem too popular.
 
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Re: Why Halloween is Evil

November 1st, 2019, 4:46 pm

They said I wasn't wevil enuff.
And your passport?
We will need that for a while longer.
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262537412640768743.999999999999250072597198185688879353856337336990862707537410378210647910118607313

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Re: Why Halloween is Evil

November 1st, 2019, 4:53 pm

They said I wasn't wevil enuff.
And your passport?
We will need that for a while longer.

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http://www.datasimfinancial.com
http://www.datasim.nl
 
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Re: Why Halloween is Evil

November 1st, 2019, 4:56 pm

Why is All Hallows' Eve evil? Because protestants don't like saints or what?
Not in Bible.
Sorry dude, I come from another tradition and could never understand the nonsense of sola scriptura. At least one thing in the West is clear for me - it's better to be an idiot atheist than an idiot protestant.
I'm pretty agnostic about idiots. They are equal in my book. I try not to discriminate.
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262537412640768743.999999999999250072597198185688879353856337336990862707537410378210647910118607313

http://www.datasimfinancial.com
http://www.datasim.nl
 
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Re: Why Halloween is Evil

November 1st, 2019, 5:04 pm

They said I wasn't wevil enuff.
And your passport?
We will need that for a while longer.

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Re: Why Halloween is Evil

November 2nd, 2019, 10:03 am

I'm pretty agnostic about idiots. They are equal in my book. I try not to discriminate.
I do. There are flat friendly idiots and poisonous ones. It's better to avoid them.
 
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Re: Why Halloween is Evil

November 2nd, 2019, 7:18 pm

Sorry, but the catholic church took over a pagan celebration, not the other way around. Also, pagans did not worship satan or perform human sacrifice. Christmas and easter are also pagan celebrations taken over by christians.

I don't know any Neo Celtic Constructionists who worship Beelzibub, at least not openly.
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http://www.datasim.nl
 
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Re: Why Halloween is Evil

November 2nd, 2019, 7:54 pm

pagans did not worship satan or perform human sacrifice
Who taught you history? 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jiWcOdMCzuA
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Re: Why Halloween is Evil

November 2nd, 2019, 9:25 pm

Here's the whole story, beautifully described. Unfortunately it's in Polish (I have a plan to translate it to English, but it will be difficult to preserve the vibrant romantic diction):
https://polona.pl/item/lud-ukrainski-t- ... o:metadata
https://polona.pl/item/lud-ukrainski-t- ... o:metadata

Thoroughly researched treaty on Ukrainian mysticism, believes, rituals and customs. The author argues that they have common roots with Islam, Hinduism, Christianity, Judaism, and other religions which don't exist anymore - in ancient philosophies.

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