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by nandu
Wed Nov 09, 2005 12:26 pm
Forum: The Call to Adventure
Topic: Campbell and Rumors of Anti-semitism
Replies: 116
Views: 33979

Mac, From reading your posts in different threads, I think the point you are trying to make is that the dogma of the monotheistic religions is preventing a proper appreciation of myth as Campbell understood it. Since you feel so strongly about it, why don't you start a separate thread in "Conversati...
by nandu
Sat Jul 16, 2005 6:40 pm
Forum: The Call to Adventure
Topic: Campbell and Rumors of Anti-semitism
Replies: 116
Views: 33979

Actually, Evinnra's post brings up some interesting questions. We all have prejudices, depending upon our cultural, economic and racial backgrounds. Whatever opinions we pronounce are coloured by our prejudices; as long as we know they are prejudices and not absolute laws, I don't think we'll be a p...
by nandu
Thu May 19, 2005 9:46 pm
Forum: The Call to Adventure
Topic: Campbell and Rumors of Anti-semitism
Replies: 116
Views: 33979

On 2006-12-11 17:56, Evinnra wrote:
How about shunning everyone crying 'ANTI'?
Why Evinnra! You are "Anti - ANTI"? Shame on you!

(Just joking <IMG SRC="/forum/images/smiles/icon_smile.gif"> )

Nandu.
by nandu
Thu Mar 17, 2005 6:00 am
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: What if the Serpent is God?
Replies: 87
Views: 15375

...if God = Serpent (something I have long believed also) then the integrated being (Adam/Eve = God) asked the dualities (Adam and Eve)to eat from the tree of knowledge, that is become aware of their separateness and thus leave the garden of "Eden/blissful ignorance" to give them a chance to discov...
by nandu
Sat Jan 29, 2005 10:53 pm
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: What if the Serpent is God?
Replies: 87
Views: 15375

Emil, Gerard, TJ, The serpent (along with its cousin, the dragon) is a common symbol that spreads across all religions. In Hinduism, the serpent is a divinity associated very closely with god (Vishnu sleeps on one). They have always been closely linked with fertility. In Kerala, any displeasure of t...
by nandu
Tue Dec 14, 2004 3:46 pm
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: What if the Serpent is God?
Replies: 87
Views: 15375

Hi everybody, This thread was lying dormant for more than two years! Maybe it was shedding its skin! How could I not be interested in this thread? I am from a mythical tradition which venerates the snake, and creates a garden of eden in each home dedicated exclusively to the serpent. In fact, it is ...