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Was #Jesus a #mythical figure, based on the #Egyptian #god #Osiris?
Um, #NO, and here is why:
Osiris was originally a nature god who symbolized the vegetation cycle. Later, he also became the god of the dead and resurrection, ruling the underworld. He was both the brother and husband of Isis, and the father of Horus.
So, was Jesus based on Osiris?
No, and looking at the
supposed similarities between the two will show that:
Virgin born?
Nope, he was the son of the god Geb and the goddess Nut, who had…SEX!
Repeat, SEX!
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Was the Egyptian god #Horus born of a virgin?
Um, #No, and here is why:
According to the myth, #Isis' husband #Osiris was killed and later dismembered. Isis brought him back to life and together...they had #SEX. Thus, Horus was conceived. There is an alternative version where she is impregnated by a "divine fire" which seems at first like a virgin
conception...until you realize that not only had she been married to Osiris before Osiris was murdered, that there is no indication that they had a sexless marriage before then, and that they had sex while they were both inside the same womb (Nut's womb to be exact). Hard to be
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