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Was #Jesus a #Mythical figure based on the #Greek #god #Dionysus?
Um, #NO, and here is why. (#Updated and #Expanded)
Dionysus (Roman Bacchus, also called Liber) was the Greek god of wine. In the mainstream myth, he is the son of Zeus and a mortal woman named Semele. Despite having a human mother, he was born a full- fledged god, and went around the ancient world, teaching, fighting Amazons
(with the aid of war elephants) and even invading India. He used his powers in a variety of ways, from making women go insane to turning pirates into dolphins. He eventually brought his dead mother from the underworld to Olympus, where she became a goddess. In most traditions, he
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Has anyone ever told you that #Dionysus, the Greek God of wine, was conceived of a virgin and crucified?
Well, if someone says this to you, this is what you tell them:
Zeus slept with Dionysus Mother Semele (I.e. they had SEX). After she died, due to seeing Zeus in his full glory, Zeus rescued Dionysus (a six month old fetus at the time) and stitched him into his thigh. Three months later, Zeus gave birth to Dionysus. Zeus was DEFINITELY NOT
a virgin! Only in Orphism/Orphic cult was Dionysus claimed to be "Virgin born", but that isn't mainstream Greco-Roman myth. Indeed, in the Orphric mysteries, Dionysus was originally a god named Zagreus, who was born of an affair between Zeus as Persephone/Persepine
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Pt1: Pt 1: The "#Pizzagate" Evidence Of #RitualAbuse Hidden In Plain Sight…
Pt2: The "#Pizzagate" Evidence Of #RitualAbuse Hidden In Plain Sight.…
I wrote this piece because, a year and a half after #pizzagate started off in the wake of the #spiritcooking scandal, I see many people parroting info about #ritualabuse that, while not intended to be misleading, often blinds us from researching what is in front of our eyes.
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