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by fenris
Fri Feb 23, 2007 3:22 am
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: The Drums of War
Replies: 1468
Views: 170470

Regretably, I'm not well enough read to be comfortable quoting other resources. That would seem to mean, that all I have to go on, is about 60 years of experience and observation. It has always been a great sorrow to me that the world doesn't seem to care about the concept of conflict. Campbell, I f...
by fenris
Fri Feb 23, 2007 3:22 am
Forum: The Wisdom Pool: The Associates Research Dialogue
Topic: The Concept of Evil
Replies: 24
Views: 8547

Perhaps you should have defined your concepts of "mythology" and "evil". Some professors claim that "mythology" is a matter of degree of removal from the time of the event. If this is so, that would make it seem that the association of "evil" (if we define it as some thing very bad, from the perspec...
by fenris
Fri Feb 23, 2007 3:22 am
Forum: The Wisdom Pool: The Associates Research Dialogue
Topic: Norse Ragnarok and Afterlife
Replies: 8
Views: 2848

I think that it's obvious that Nordic "myths" are not the only religion where deities are mortal. The primary proponant for Christianity died quite publically. Many of the Vedic deities are at least semi mortal. At least one of the Egyptian gods was killed. If I may suggest a resource for some edifi...
by fenris
Fri Feb 23, 2007 3:22 am
Forum: The Wisdom Pool: The Associates Research Dialogue
Topic: Funeral rituals...
Replies: 7
Views: 1943

There are two more sources which you might consider. The web site for U.S.Army History; and the site for the 3rd Infantry Regiment(the unit which actually performs these cerimonies at Arlington).