Another Atrocity of Christiandom

Another Atrocity of Christiandom

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#1 Jul 11, 2013
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/eur...
"Unlike the classic Bram Stoker image of a caped, blood-sucking aristocrat, the definition of a vampire in the Middle Ages was far broader. Even people who abided by old pagan customs and left food on the graves of dead relatives could fall foul of accusations of vampirism, and suffer a prompt execution."

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#2 Jul 11, 2013
Ok fundies, let the word gymnastics and throwing out meaningless verses start!
earth sucks

Las Vegas, NV

#3 Jul 12, 2013
I saw on the history channel that the vampire is a myth derived from the reality of the demon.

In many writings and movies about vampires they have powers that the demon has.

various powers of spirits include: hallucinations, conversing with animals, controlling the weather, mind reading, levitation can be involved, etc..

All of the abilities i have seen in the movies and books that vampires have demons possess.

"You are eating maggots michael". Funny they called him michael in that one.

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#4 Jul 12, 2013
" Polish archaeologists unearth 'vampire grave'
Archaeologists in Poland believe they have found a vampire grave on a construction site in the south of the country."

By Matthew Day, Warsaw
4:06PM BST 11 Jul 2013

"Skeletons were found with their heads removed and placed on their legs indicating they had been subjected to an execution ritual designed to ensure the dead stayed dead."

"Anybody accused of being a vampire in the distant past faced a grim fate.
Sometimes they would be decapitated, while another punishment involved hanging from a gibbet until decomposition resulted in the head separating from the body. In both cases the head was then laid on the legs of the victim in the hope that an inability to locate their head would hinder the progress of those intent on rising from the grave."

"Historians say that the practice was common in the Slavic lands during the decades following the adoption of Christianity by pagan tribes."

"The remains were found on the construction site of a ring road near the town of Gliwice, and came as a surprise to archaeologists more accustomed to finding the human detritus of the bloody fighting of the Second World War."

"Just when the bodies were buried is open to speculation. Doctor Jacek Pierzak, one of the archaeologists on the site, said the skeletons were found with no jewellery, belt buckles, buttons or anything that could aid the task of determining their age."

"Unlike the classic Bram Stoker image of a caped, blood-sucking aristocrat, the definition of a vampire in the Middle Ages was far broader. Even people who abided by old pagan customs and left food on the graves of dead relatives could fall foul of accusations of vampirism, and suffer a prompt execution."

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/eur...

Believing in myths and superstition breeds fear and hatred.

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#5 Jul 12, 2013
Fundies sure do like to distantce themselves from their mythologies blood soaked past.

Come on fundies, aren't you going to find even ONE verse to try excusing this article away?
Punisher

Massapequa, NY

#6 Jul 13, 2013
earth sucks wrote:
I saw on the history channel that the vampire is a myth derived from the

reality

of the demon.

In many writings and movies about vampires they have powers that the demon has.
various powers of spirits include: hallucinations, conversing with animals, controlling the weather, mind reading, levitation can be involved, etc..
All of the abilities i have seen in the movies and books that vampires have demons possess.
"You are eating maggots michael". Funny they called him michael in that one.
Reality? Really, which one is that?
Job

Santa Clara, CA

#7 Jul 13, 2013
tickedoffchic wrote:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/new s/worldnews/europe/poland/1017 4137/Polish-archaeologists-une arth-vampire-grave.html
"Unlike the classic Bram Stoker image of a caped, blood-sucking aristocrat, the definition of a vampire in the Middle Ages was far broader. Even people who abided by old pagan customs and left food on the graves of dead relatives could fall foul of accusations of vampirism, and suffer a prompt execution."
The closest thing to this type of 'persecution' in America I've seen is the usage of mosquito repellent.

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#8 Jul 14, 2013
tickedoffchic wrote:
Another Atrocity of Christiandom
Another lie of Satan.
QUITTNER

Toronto, Canada

#9 Jul 14, 2013
5:01 pm, Sunday, July 14, 2013:
RE: Another Atrocity of Christiandom
Job wrote:
<quoted text>
The closest thing to this type of 'persecution' in America I've seen is the usage of mosquito repellent.
..... Maybe somebody should invent people repellents? Especially preacher repellents, bible quoters repellents, politicians repellents, and bill collector repellents?

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