You see, the system is such that we live in a world where fallacy, fiction, fact, and truth are so blurred it is almost impossible to tell the difference. Lent and Easter are two good examples. Are they really facts or fiction or fallacy? What is the truth?
Ever wondered why we have birthday celebrations or it is too obvious? Ever wondered how it started and if it is good or bad to celebrate birthdays. Birthdays were started to celebrate the birthdays for gods and idols. This was done through astrology . Despite its good intentions, birthday celebrations and worships such as Christmas can be evil. Ancient civilizations used it to to appease and even influence the stars for peaceful life on earth. A kind of star gazing.
Blacks in Jamaica have been raped, robbed kidnapped and killed by a plantation system based on slavery. For more than 400 years, the idea of "If you are white it is all right; If you are brown you can stick around or if you are black you need to get back or on the attack" has been prevalent. Instead, of blaming the system many people are saying that blacks are children of a lesser god... yet there is one Creator.
5000 years before Christ, in Mesopotamia, man tried to bribe nature and created a cult by deifying the Spring Equinox. This cult was called Easter, goddess of fertility. Its worship glorify rebirth and fecundation. In AD 325, Easter was ignobly "married" to the cult and the fallacy of Christ being killed on Good Friday became prevalent.
The spring equinox is the beginning of spring. It is a time of rebirth, balance and fertility. To celebrate this magic and encourage it favourably, the spring equinox was deified as Ishtar (Easter) the goddess of fertility or queen of heaven.
Easter, goddess of fertility and queen of heaven, is one of the great deities of all times. It is a pastoral recognition of the Spring Equinox, and although a figment of the imagination, her incarnation is glorified in myths and legends. Predating Christ, the worshipping of Easter included cakes, ham eating, virgin sex and human sacrifice with eggs bathe in the blood of the victims.
Valentine's Day and Ash Wednesday have both been dear to our hearts for years. The romance associated with Valentine's Day has allowed us to express love in many ways. The penance shown during Lent starting at Ash Wednesday, reminds us of our mortality and dependence on nature.
History, however is muddling this rosy picture of Valentine's Day and is suggesting that Valentine's Day is a mere continuation of Lupercalia, an ancient agrarian erotic fertility festival that was held near the Ides of February (February 13-15).
Of course, outlawing poverty may see changes in the existing status quo and might require a paradigm shift. Just imagine such nonsense. Poverty is illegal.
The death and birth of the Unconquered Sun (Sol Invictus) has for millenniums been worshipped on December 21 – 25, (Winter Solstice - shortest day in the year) as the source of our energy and life on earth. December 25 as such is revered as a festive season for the birthday of the Sun God Mithra (Apollo, Marduk, Ra etc) and .if we should make belief, for Jesus Christ, the SON, as well.
Words, belief and faith are part and parcel of being at peace with self, here on earth, in the mind and in the hereafter. However, all these are useless without Love for one another.