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Mel Gibson turns from Christ's Passion to Mayan blood rites
The Observer (U.K.) ^ | 10/30/05 | David Smith

Posted on 10/29/2005 6:40:07 PM PDT by Pokey78

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To: Pokey78

While Mayan civilisation thrived for nearly 2,000 years before its mysterious collapse,

1 It didn't last for 2,000 years
Classic Mayan civilation AD 250 - 900
2 Not really much of a mystery of why it collaped only weather it went fast or slow.


41 posted on 10/29/2005 8:44:38 PM PDT by Valin (Purgamentum init, exit purgamentum)
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To: PLMerite

That's the Aztecs


42 posted on 10/29/2005 8:46:36 PM PDT by Valin (Purgamentum init, exit purgamentum)
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To: Valin

"That's the Aztecs"

You've seen one pre-Columbian culture, you've seen 'em all. I get them confused. Aztecs, Mayan, Toltecs, Olmecs...


43 posted on 10/29/2005 9:23:41 PM PDT by PLMerite ("Unarmed, one can only flee from Evil. But Evil isn't overcome by fleeing from it." Jeff Cooper)
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To: Pokey78

I'll wait for the animated version.


44 posted on 10/29/2005 9:49:44 PM PDT by Last Dakotan
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45 posted on 10/30/2005 1:55:26 PM PST by NYer (ôSocialism is the religion people get when they lose their religion")
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To: kstewskis
Did you see this?

Back safe and sound, albeit my luggage. Not to worry though... Midwest Express will deliver it tonight.

What beautiful country, AZ is.

46 posted on 10/30/2005 6:36:49 PM PST by Northern Yankee (Freedom Needs A Soldier)
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To: Pokey78

Let's hope that in a few years Mel can do:

"The End of the Islamics!"


47 posted on 10/30/2005 6:45:23 PM PST by aShepard
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To: NYer; Northern Yankee; kstewskis

As long as I see an accurate portray of history, it's fine with me. I'm not a PC person, in fact, I dislike the can’t-we-all-just-get-along-touchy-feely sweet history movies. Man, give me the real thing.


48 posted on 10/30/2005 7:07:02 PM PST by Victoria Delsoul
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To: Northern Yankee; Victoria Delsoul
Did you see this?

Jay, do you misunderestimate me?

The one who gets all of the yahoo alerts any time Mel's name is mentioned in the news?

/G

Sure did! I have no doubt it'll be a great movie. Sounds like it could be a "Braveheart" type of movie, with a jalapenos and salsa instead of haggis!

Glad you're home safe! You have FREEPmail!

49 posted on 10/30/2005 7:48:37 PM PST by kstewskis ("I don't know what I know, but I know that it's big..." Jerry Fletcher)
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To: kstewskis
"Braveheart" type of movie, with a jalapenos and salsa instead of haggis!

I'm trying to picture that, lol.

50 posted on 10/30/2005 7:50:39 PM PST by Victoria Delsoul
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To: NYer
Perhaps Mel is setting the stage for this Lady?





According to many scientists who have inspected the image we can see reflected in her eyes, in both of them and in the precise location as reflected by a live human eye, many figures that have been extensively analyzed and seem to correspond to the shape and size of human figures located in front of the image.
51 posted on 10/30/2005 11:22:03 PM PST by SaltyJoe (A mother's sorrowful heart and personal sacrifice redeems her lost child's soul.)
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To: Pokey78

And here we thought Gibson's heart was for the gospel message... yuck! He definitely took a wrong turn at Acapulco.


52 posted on 10/30/2005 11:25:59 PM PST by The Red Zone (Florida, the sun-shame state, and Illinois the chicken injun.)
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To: kstewskis; Victoria Delsoul
Did you see this?

What was I thinking?!!!

Victoria, Knowing how Mel kept faithful to The Passion, with all the flack he was getting from the USCC, I am willing to bet he will stay on target.

P.S. Karen... the luggage arrived last night around 11:00 p.m. They left it on the front porch. I found it this morning.

Still waiting for my left ear to pop. Uggghhhhh.....

53 posted on 10/31/2005 3:53:26 AM PST by Northern Yankee (Freedom Needs A Soldier)
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To: Pokey78
Am I the only one thinking Mel is drawing an anology to our abortion ridden culture of death?

If he is, I hope he's more obvious about it.

54 posted on 10/31/2005 5:19:59 AM PST by old and tired
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To: SaltyJoe
Perhaps Mel is setting the stage for this Lady? (Our Lady of Guadalupe)

Perhaps, but wasn't Juan Diego an Aztec? This movie's about the Mayans.

55 posted on 10/31/2005 5:22:12 AM PST by old and tired
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To: old and tired

San Juan Diego may very well have had Mayan blood considering Our Lady of Guadalupe is considered Mestizo, a racial mix of Mexican and Spanish blood. Most, in not all, cultures today are a massive genetic blending of multiple peoples.


56 posted on 10/31/2005 7:04:07 AM PST by SaltyJoe (A mother's sorrowful heart and personal sacrifice redeems her lost child's soul.)
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To: Pokey78

I'll go see this one. It won't do as well as the Passion, but I suspects Mel Gibson knows this going in.


57 posted on 10/31/2005 11:32:56 AM PST by Antoninus (The greatest gifts parents can give their children are siblings.)
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To: Northern Yankee; Victoria Delsoul
P.S. Karen... the luggage arrived last night around 11:00 p.m. They left it on the front porch. I found it this morning.

Thank goodness they didn't make you trudge all the way back to the airport for that! *Denim shirt* and flight jacket and all!

Still waiting for my left ear to pop. Uggghhhhh.....

Well, speaking from a scuba divers perspective on plugged ears, the "diver dance" won't do much for it (jump up and down on one leg and tilt your head towards the ground)...but you might get a curious smile or two from your friends :o)

Knowing how Mel kept faithful to The Passion, with all the flack he was getting from the USCC, I am willing to bet he will stay on target.

Ya gotta wonder who's gonna try to rag...er...criticize his work on this picture this time....something tells me that we shouldn't put it past the NY Slimes...

58 posted on 10/31/2005 5:00:32 PM PST by kstewskis ("I don't know what I know, but I know that it's big..." Jerry Fletcher)
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To: Northern Yankee
Victoria, Knowing how Mel kept faithful to The Passion, with all the flack he was getting from the USCC, I am willing to bet he will stay on target.

I concur with you. I'm sure he'll do a good job.

59 posted on 10/31/2005 6:02:50 PM PST by Victoria Delsoul
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To: kstewskis
something tells me that we shouldn't put it past the NY Slimes...

The MSM -the Slimes included- activist groups, you know... all the usual suspects.

60 posted on 10/31/2005 6:04:16 PM PST by Victoria Delsoul
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