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Easter: From goddesses to rabbits, eggs and festivals


Contents

I. Introduction: Why I wrote this article

II. A psychopathic sadomasochistic god

III. The Original Easter

IV. Marriage as a part of Easter

V. Easter eggs

VI. Dating Easter to make it Christian

VII. Sex and fertility as a part of Easter

VIII. The Crescent: Symbol of Woman, her Vagina, Fertility, and Sex

IX. Uselessness of man unless he rode on the foal of an ass

X. Eggs: the spiritual sign of fertility and food of generations

XI. End Notes

Ruminations on Easter 2014

I. Introduction: Why I wrote this article

<i>Statue of the goddess Freya, Spring Equinox and fertility</i>

Statue of the goddess Freya, Spring Equinox and fertility

I have written on the pagan origins of Easter  over the last thirty years...

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Ukraine and Russia: facts and fancies

Russophiles and those terrified of alienating the Big Russian Bear in 2013, after the heart of the former Soviet Empire survived the fall of the Berlin Wall and later dismemberment, claim that the nation known as the Ukraine has always been a part of Russia. This is a lie.

The Ukraine has been inhabited for at least forty four thousand years.1 The horse was first domesticated in the Ukraine.2

<i>Historical map of Kievan Rus' and territory of Ukraine last 20 years of the state 1220–1240<i/>

Historical map of Kievan Rus’ and territory of Ukraine last 20 years of the state 1220–1240

All evidence points to the Ukraine as the primer site of the origins of the Proto-Indo-European language family,3 and it was the birthplace of what became, later, the medieval state of Kievan Rus (was known as the “land of the Rus'” (Old East Slavic: Рѹ́сьскаѧ землѧ, from the ethnonym Рѹ́сь; Greek: Ῥώς; Arabi...

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