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Eden's Eve, Her Pre-Biblical Origins: Mesopotamia P.1 ~ Youtube

Uploaded on Oct 1, 2009
Professional PhD Scholars since 1898 have proposed that Eve has several pre-biblical protagonists in earlier Mesopotamian myths: (1) Shamhat/Ukhat and (2) Inanna/Ishtar of the Epic of Gilgamesh, and (3) NinTi of the Sumerian Paradise called Dilmun. 31 more words

Belief Systems

Perfection

If you have someone to lovingly roll their eyes at you, someone to gently tickle you in the ribs, someone to slyly wink at you, someone to genuinely laugh at and with you… then you have everything you’ll ever truly need.

Hope

Internal -> external pain

I used to self-harm: I pulled my hair out in clumps, I pinched and scratched myself, I hit my face and other parts of my body until they bruised. 373 more words

Authenticity

The Road from Farm to Table

Self Sustainable. Organic. Farm to Table. Appealing words— admirable concepts. But  we seldom consider what it entails to bring such belief systems to fruition; how we navigate the road from farm…to table. 48 more words

Expatriate Life

Joseph Atwill on Red Ice Radio

Joseph Atwill Hour 1 ~ Caesar’s Messiah, The Roman Conspiracy to Invent Jesus

Uploaded on Feb 20, 2012
Joseph Atwill is an independent scholar who has set the world of New Testament scholarship in a new direction. 131 more words

Belief Systems

Johannites

http://www.ancientworlds.net/aw/Post/464249

What is a Johannite? Are they representatives of a continuous tradition that began with John the Baptist? Are they instead a group that began at a later date spontaneously as did the Mormons?

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Belief Systems

Open Hopes

The very worst thing I think I could become is close-minded.

It may take me a bit to mull over a new idea, for at times I wish to remain stubborn for just a little while longer, but I sincerely hope that I never lose my willingness to listen. 13 more words

Day To Day Life