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Does the devil have a halo?

Posted on Thursday, 24 April, 2008 | Comment icon 5 comments


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"Anthony North: The history of the paranormal has been plagued with the Devil and his cohorts of Demons."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by Mademoiselle on 25 April, 2008, 8:15
I don't think so .
Comment icon #2 Posted by lmbeharry on 25 April, 2008, 8:25
Truncated quote. Well, it seems to me that the devil is really Loki, the Norse "trickster god"? Anthony North: The history of the paranormal has been plagued with the Devil and his cohorts of Demons. Offering a direct link between phenomena and culture, perhaps we need to understand just what the Devil is. In one sense, he is the fallen angel, forever causing trouble, and in another he is a Jungian 'archetype' -the trickster, forever to be found in various cultural clothes throughout world mythology. He is also the guy with whom we have a pact. : Sell your soul to the Devil and you get rewards... [More]
Comment icon #3 Posted by theQ on 15 May, 2008, 5:10
All the visuals and actions and even the concept itself is all man-made.....what a vivid imagination.
Comment icon #4 Posted by swbf2 on 15 May, 2008, 20:48
LOL the devil is from the video from tenacious d's tribute video! ZOMG THEY LIKE MY FAV BAND! LINK anyways yeah i like the article how it is connecting the devil to the human brain's pshyolgy stuff but yeah i doubt the devil has a halo , unless it is like a black halo!
Comment icon #5 Posted by JeffreyCharlesArcher on 12 June, 2008, 3:46
Another example of the twisted history and pop-culture of the West: the very term, "Devil" is a Persian distortion of the Sanskrit term for God (or Goddess?), Deva (Devi). After Abraham and Sarah (read: Brahma and Saraswati, Hindu creator God and Divine consort) were exiled, all sorts of twists (and potential perversions, and at best "eminations) of India's ancient religion/science have developed in the so called West. Krishna, whose followers are the gopis (ten thousand milkmaid lovers) is analogous to Christ (though not a name Jeshua ben Joseph would have ever been called in his lifetime, as... [More]


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