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Lilith: the barren, sex-crazed, child-killing mascot of the abortion movement
LifeSite News ^ | 11/29/2010 | Kathleen Gilbert

Posted on 12/01/2010 8:25:32 AM PST by markomalley

November 29, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Every once in a while, one stumbles upon a terrifying level of honesty among abortion supporters. Normally, the truth is something that refreshes us when we come upon it - not so in this realm.

Such is the nomenclature of what appears to be a moderately successful group dedicated solely to providing low-income women with abortion money, called the Lilith Fund.

The Texas-based group explains its name on its website as follows: “Lilith was the first woman created by God, as Adam’s wife and equal. Because Lilith refused to be subservient or submissive, she was sent away from Eden.”

This is a somewhat accurate presentation of Lilith’s bio; however, it’s certainly not the whole story. Here’s how the Hebrew legend, as first described in the Alphabet of Ben Sira of the 8th-10th century, ends: after Lilith flew away (and was not sent) from Eden, God punished her by dictating that one hundred of her own demon children would be killed each day. She responds by asserting her perpetual desire to sicken and kill newborn infants.

The abortion industry’s poster girl if ever there was one.

In fact, the primordial population control expert bears a significance far beyond Hebrew culture. The recognition of Lilith, Lilit, or Lilitu as a demoness of night or wind traces an etymological path through the earliest civilizations, believed first to appear as early as 4000 BC in Sumer. “Lilith” may even be mentioned in the Bible, Isaiah 34:14: after God has reduced Edom to an uninhabitable waste, “the lilith … find[s] for herself a place to rest” there. In Assyrian, Babylonian, and Greek mythology, Lilith emerged as a strong symbol of perverse barrenness, a desert-dwelling monster with breasts devoid of milk, that terrified nearby mothers by strangling and devouring their children.

Unsurprisingly, as Adam’s supposed original wife, Lilith is touted in Wiccan and occult circles to this day as the “first Eve” or “first mother” over and above Eve herself and the New Eve, Mary, whose selfless openness to life represents Lilith’s pure inverse.

In her Greco-Roman incarnation, Lilith (Lamia in Latin) was an even more fascinating - and insightful - symbol of the total corruption of female fertility. There we learn the child-eating Lamia actually suffers unbearable grief from the sight of her own dead babies, a grief made eternal because Zeus had forced her eyes to remain open permanently. In a gesture of pity, Zeus allowed Lamia occasionally to find relief by pulling her eyeballs out of their sockets. (Well, that was nice.)

The bizarre myth, an uncanny portrait of post-abortive grief, echoes in testimonies from the women of Silent No More Awareness depicting decades of being torn with obsessive anguish over their lost little ones.

One might wonder what would possess the Lilith Fund to follow through with such a cheery mascot. On its Facebook page earlier this year, the group eerily invited fans to express their devotion to abortion by posting the phrase “I am meeting Lilith” as their status, “if you have had an abortion or know someone who’s had an abortion.”

The Fund notes that old Lil is today “the feminist icon of the free-spirited strong woman” - and in fact, the revoltingly barren, sex-crazed, child-killing monster has found favor in modern “feminist theology” as a symbol of rebellion against patriarchal repression. Other pro-abortion feminist organizations have snapped up the name as well. (One of several such blogs, The Lilith Plan, helps women self-abort and even provides gruesome instructions for an illegal do-it-yourself D&C abortion.)

It seems some abortioneers are at least honest enough to openly associate with the child-killing demon who is even more well-fed in our modern world than she was 6000 years ago. Even if relatively few, it’s a good reminder that some know exactly what it means to be “pro-choice.”


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Government
KEYWORDS: abortion; culturewar; deathcult; deathcultivation; infanticide; lilith; lilithfund; moralabsolutes; prolife; sexpositiveagenda; smashmonogamy
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1 posted on 12/01/2010 8:25:34 AM PST by markomalley
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To: markomalley

Culture of death.


2 posted on 12/01/2010 8:31:54 AM PST by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both)
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To: markomalley

Could this be why 25% of females 18-25 have mental problems in the US? Feminazis have caused generations of harm.

Notice how quiet they are about Islam, a truly oppressive system for women. Yet Clinton covers her head there and feminists say nothing about the Muslim takeover of Europe.


3 posted on 12/01/2010 8:32:20 AM PST by TigerClaws
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To: markomalley
Fascinating.

You know, I just recently watched the fantasy TV series "Supernatural" which had the heroes seeking after the destruction of the demon Queen Lilith, who sustained herself by devouring newborn infants.

I thought it was just the gruesome storyline, but now I find it's actually based on mythological scholarship!

4 posted on 12/01/2010 8:32:26 AM PST by Mamzelle (donate to O'Donnell--even a dollar is plenty! She has paypal!)
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To: markomalley

Leftists are pure evil and yet we allow them to walk and breath in our country. There are now tens of millions of these totally evil subhuman filth living amongst us.

Conservatives are either too cowardly to do what needs to be done or naive enough to think that God will perform a miracle.


5 posted on 12/01/2010 8:34:59 AM PST by Soothesayer (“None can love freedom heartily, but good men; the rest love not freedom, but license...")
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To: markomalley

““Lilith was the first woman created by God, as Adam’s wife and equal. Because Lilith refused to be subservient or submissive, she was sent away from Eden.””

What pure tripe this is!!!!

The pro-abort lunacy is becoming FAR more obvious.


6 posted on 12/01/2010 8:35:23 AM PST by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: markomalley

Well, there’s always “Lilith Fair.” But it seems to be struggling a bit lately.

http://music-mix.ew.com/2010/07/02/lilith-fair-co-founder-terry-mcbride-qa/


7 posted on 12/01/2010 8:35:49 AM PST by eCSMaster
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To: markomalley

What’s worse, not being subservient or submissive, or deliberately doing what she was told not to do, like Eve? Besides, didn’t God know what Lilith was going to be like and do, just like He knew what Eve would do?


8 posted on 12/01/2010 8:37:31 AM PST by stuartcr (When politicians politicize issues, aren't they just doing their job?)
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To: markomalley

My Bible says “night monster”, not “lilith” in Isaiah 34:14.
The notes say that the night monster may be a reference to a demon.

And before this, I never heard of Lilith nor have seen any reference to her in Genesis in the account of Adam, Eve, the garden,creation accounts, anything in Scripture.

Adam’s orignal wife? Then he would have been watching Eve more closely, doncha think? ;)


9 posted on 12/01/2010 8:38:36 AM PST by exit82 (Democrats are the enemy of freedom. Sarah Palin is our Esther.)
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To: Soothesayer

Ultimately, to overcome evil, we need to work hard WITH God’s help. He continues to perform miracles....according to His perfect wisdom.


10 posted on 12/01/2010 8:38:44 AM PST by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: markomalley

Or Angie Everhardt’s character with Dennis Miller in “Bordello of Blood.”

http://www.imdb.com/media/rm1931251200/tt0117826


11 posted on 12/01/2010 8:39:40 AM PST by eCSMaster
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To: markomalley; wagglebee
The Fund notes that old Lil is today “the feminist icon of the free-spirited strong woman” - and in fact, the revoltingly barren, sex-crazed, child-killing monster has found favor in modern “feminist theology” as a symbol of rebellion against patriarchal repression

The sex positive agenda has sought to smash monogamy. It is sheer cultural suicide.

What damage the baby boom generation (some reared by red diaper doper parents, others by red diaper doper teachers, still others by red journalists...) has wrought.

12 posted on 12/01/2010 8:40:05 AM PST by a fool in paradise (The establishment clause isn't just against my OWN government establishing state religion in America)
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To: markomalley

Soooooo.... this sounds like the female version of Laz.


13 posted on 12/01/2010 8:43:22 AM PST by TexasPatriot1 ("Tyranny is defined as that which legal for the government but illegal for the citizenry" Jefferson)
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To: markomalley
I am assuming that Lilith is simply a product of Jewish mythology. Can any of our Jewish FRiends tell me if Lilith is mentioned in any Jewish religious canon? Lilith is mentioned nowhere in the Bible, in any creation story, so claiming that she was the the first woman created by God from a Christian perspective would be incorrect.
14 posted on 12/01/2010 8:44:05 AM PST by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: SumProVita

We’ll find out. I’m not betting on it.


15 posted on 12/01/2010 8:46:39 AM PST by Soothesayer (“None can love freedom heartily, but good men; the rest love not freedom, but license...")
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To: stuartcr

The story of the garden is about the perlis of being dependant on others for a living. When Adam and Eve were in the garden they were wholy dependant on God like children are to their parents or welfare recipients are to the government. When they learned enough for themselves, by eating the fruit of knowledge, God kicked them out of the garden for their own good because they were able to take care of themselves. To have them stay in the garden would be like these modern day children who never leave home and end up living their parent’s basement, it is not good for them.

The story of the Adam and Eve in the garden can be taken as an analogy about growing up and reaching the age when you must leave the garden (your parents care) because you have the knowledge and power to take care of yourself. When viewed this way God’s expulsion of Adam and Eve from the garden is a merciful act that promotes the growth of man.

Now how Lillith fits in here, she could be viewed as a spoiled child who leaves home early before learning the valuable life lessons and is condemed to a chilish existance of anger and hatred becasue she didn’t grow up. Much like the Liberals who want to run everyone else’s life but fail on running their won lives.


16 posted on 12/01/2010 8:47:24 AM PST by GraceG
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To: exit82
My Bible says “night monster”, not “lilith” in Isaiah 34:14.

The notes say that the night monster may be a reference to a demon.

לילית liyliyth (in Hebrew)

= "night creatures" (NIV, NKJV, NLT)

= "screech owl" (KJV)

= "night bird" (ESV)

= "night monster" (NASB)

= "night hag" (RSV)

= "the lilith" (NAB)

= "the lamia" (DRB)

[NB: lamia means "witch" or "sorceress"]

17 posted on 12/01/2010 8:49:30 AM PST by markomalley (Extra Ecclesiam nulla salus)
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To: markomalley
This woman in the "Her Story" story section writes:

Thank you for donating to the Lilith Fund and for helping our family more forward and continue on our journey of life.

Her Story

I guess she means thanks from everyone, except her aborted Grandchild.

18 posted on 12/01/2010 8:49:37 AM PST by WhatNot (God Bless our troops, especially the snipers.)
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To: markomalley

I have always wondered where the Lilith story came from. Thanks for the explanation.


19 posted on 12/01/2010 8:52:00 AM PST by texmexis best (`)
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To: a fool in paradise

“strong women” who are absolutely terrified of tiny helpless babies.

Leftists are worthless vermin who are totally devoid of ANY redeeming qualities. Sometimes I wonder how a so-called “holy” God could create such monstrosities.


20 posted on 12/01/2010 8:52:22 AM PST by Soothesayer (“None can love freedom heartily, but good men; the rest love not freedom, but license...")
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To: GraceG

Please tell me you don’t believe your post 16.

None of that is true, and the view you posted completely negates the need for Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross.


21 posted on 12/01/2010 8:52:56 AM PST by exit82 (Democrats are the enemy of freedom. Sarah Palin is our Esther.)
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To: markomalley

“(One of several such blogs, The Lilith Plan, helps women self-abort and even provides gruesome instructions for an illegal do-it-yourself D&C abortion.)”

But, but, I thought abortion was to prevent those back alley abortions????

This is truly Satanic at its core.


23 posted on 12/01/2010 8:54:32 AM PST by huldah1776
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To: WhatNot

Leftists have a “life journey” of theft, cruelty, and murder.

They will continue to prey on the innocent until they are all rounded up, shot, and tossed into a burning pit.


24 posted on 12/01/2010 8:54:48 AM PST by Soothesayer (“None can love freedom heartily, but good men; the rest love not freedom, but license...")
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To: Soothesayer

My faith in God grows even stronger with each day. ;-)


25 posted on 12/01/2010 8:55:41 AM PST by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: stuartcr

You’re talking about a person that isn’t in the Bible and never existed.

I know you get intellectual fulfillment out of runnning the same college-freshman-bull-session “serious question” about God over and over again in every thread that is remotely connected to the Almighty, but could you at least stick to stuff that’s in His word?


27 posted on 12/01/2010 8:58:30 AM PST by Mr. Silverback (Anyone who says we need illegals to do the jobs Americans won't do has never watched "Dirty Jobs.")
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To: TexasPatriot1

Um...I’m pretty sure Laz has never eaten a baby.

Seriously, epic humor fail.


28 posted on 12/01/2010 9:00:20 AM PST by Mr. Silverback (Anyone who says we need illegals to do the jobs Americans won't do has never watched "Dirty Jobs.")
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To: Soothesayer
And their web master's editing skills leave much to be desired, I just noticed they let slip, "helping our family more forward".

You would think that if they're going to solicit funds to advance their death obsession, they would at least get the spelling right.

29 posted on 12/01/2010 9:06:42 AM PST by WhatNot (God Bless our troops, especially the snipers.)
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30 posted on 12/01/2010 9:07:44 AM PST by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: exit82

[ Please tell me you don’t believe your post 16.

None of that is true, and the view you posted completely negates the need for Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross. ]

The ultimate Origianl Sin, is the sin of dependance on others. We see this sin of dependance in full swing today don’t we?

If Jesus died on the cross to clense our “original sin” the one from the garden of eden, then why do people even get baptised to cleanse the original sin in the first place if it was already cleared 2,000 years ago? Seems redundant, doesn’t it? Jesus died for all of our sins on the cross, past sins and future sins as well.


31 posted on 12/01/2010 9:10:16 AM PST by GraceG
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To: Mr. Silverback
Funny. He claims as much.

He threatened to eat mine.

Here. This is for you.


32 posted on 12/01/2010 9:12:08 AM PST by TexasPatriot1 ("Tyranny is defined as that which legal for the government but illegal for the citizenry" Jefferson)
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To: BenLurkin

A culture of death and a culture of forcing it on everyone around them gestapo style. Their ‘freedom’ always entails enslaving the rest of us into their way of life.


33 posted on 12/01/2010 9:15:00 AM PST by Free Vulcan (The battle isn't over. Hold their feet to the fire.)
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To: markomalley
Could explain why most democrats are women..
To be democrat is to be a women or at least feminized..
34 posted on 12/01/2010 9:15:51 AM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: WhatNot

It’s hard for them to do editing when they have this uncontrollable lust for child blood.


35 posted on 12/01/2010 9:16:09 AM PST by Soothesayer (“None can love freedom heartily, but good men; the rest love not freedom, but license...")
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To: GraceG
The story of the garden is about the perlis of being dependant on others for a living. When Adam and Eve were in the garden they were wholy dependant on God like children are to their parents or welfare recipients are to the government. When they learned enough for themselves, by eating the fruit of knowledge, God kicked them out of the garden for their own good because they were able to take care of themselves. To have them stay in the garden would be like these modern day children who never leave home and end up living their parent’s basement, it is not good for them.

Um, no. Not even close.

Here's what God's word says:

Then God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals, and over all the creatures that move along the ground.”

So God created mankind in his own image,
in the image of God he created them;
male and female he created them.

God blessed them and said to them, “Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and over every living creature that moves on the ground.” --Genesis 1:26-28

The LORD God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it. --Genesis 2:15

The LORD God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him.” --Genesis 2:18 (What was she helping him with if he was a welfare case?)

They had work they were expected to do. They were not dependent on God in a "welfare" sense, they were dependent on Him spiritually as we all should be, and in a close relationship with Him.

To turn the account of the Fall of Man into a parable about kids piling up the pizza boxes in Mom's basement is a pretty serious case of mishandling God's word. It's about the beginning of human evil, not some spoiled kids with a lack of motivation.

36 posted on 12/01/2010 9:18:32 AM PST by Mr. Silverback (Anyone who says we need illegals to do the jobs Americans won't do has never watched "Dirty Jobs.")
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To: stuartcr

Eve ate the apple, but Adam was not much better, she was beguiled by satan, he was a coward and blamed his wife. He did not take responsibility for his action either and that’s what got them kicked out...Eve was not totally responsible for losing Eden.. I wonder what would have happened if Adam said NO.


37 posted on 12/01/2010 9:18:51 AM PST by goat granny
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To: goat granny

Doncha just love the way Adam blames Eve, and then GOD (!), for the whole apple thing?

“It was the woman...that YOU put here.”


38 posted on 12/01/2010 9:20:51 AM PST by nina0113
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To: Mr. Silverback

[ It’s about the beginning of human evil, not some spoiled kids with a lack of motivation. ]

Evil is started by spoiled kids or adults with childish tendancies, and helped by people with serious lack of motivation of doing their own work, as evil is fed on a diet of complacancy and spoiled kids.


39 posted on 12/01/2010 9:22:07 AM PST by GraceG
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To: Soothesayer
I think your right about that, they definitely have "More" on their minds. "More" money, for "More" innocent blood to spill.
41 posted on 12/01/2010 9:23:50 AM PST by WhatNot (God Bless our troops, especially the snipers.)
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To: GraceG; exit82

The ultimate sin is sin itself, which can be described as the aggregate of specific sins such as pride, envy, lust, greed etc.

What we’re talking about is failure to obey God’s rules, which goes along with failure to recognize God’s supreme sovereignty.

Unless I’ve missed something, I would say sin has little or nothing to do with “dependence on others.”


42 posted on 12/01/2010 9:24:01 AM PST by reasonisfaith (Rules will never work for radicals (liberals) because they seek chaos. And don't even know it.)
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To: markomalley
“I am meeting Lilith SATAN”--in the afterlife.
43 posted on 12/01/2010 9:26:05 AM PST by pillut48 (Israel doesn't have a friend in President Obama...and neither does the USA! (h/t pgkdan))
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To: GraceG

Interesting point of view...hadn’t thought about the Christian story of creation from that perspective.


44 posted on 12/01/2010 9:26:09 AM PST by Sergio (An object at rest cannot be stopped! - The Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs at Midnight)
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To: markomalley

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lilith

Some excerpts from that link —

Two organizations that use initiations and magic associated with Lilith are the Ordo Antichristianus Illuminati and the Order of Phosphorus.

Lilith appears as a succuba in Aleister Crowley’s De Arte Magica.

Lilith was also one of the middle names of Crowley’s first child, Nuit Ma Ahathoor Hecate Sappho Jezebel Lilith Crowley (b. 1904, d.1906), and Lilith is sometimes identified with Babalon in Thelemic writings.

A Chaos Magical rite, based on an earlier German rite,[118] offers a ceremonial Invocation of Lilith:[119]

In modern Luciferianism, Lilith is considered a consort of Lucifer and is identified with the figure of Babalon. She is said to come from the mud and dust, and is known as the Queen of the Succubi.

When she and Lucifer mate, they form an androgynous being called “Baphomet” or the “Goat of Mendes,” also known in Luciferianism as the “God of Witches.”[122][not in citation given]

Writings by Michael W. Ford, including The Foundations of the Luciferian Path, contend that Lilith forms a part of the “Luciferian Trinity” consisting of herself, Samael and Cain.

Likewise, Lilith is said to have been Cain’s actual mother, as opposed to Eve. Lilith here is seen as a goddess of witches, the dark feminine principle, and is also known as the goddess Hecate.[123]

In some contemporary concepts, Lilith is viewed as the embodiment of the Goddess, a designation that is thought to be shared with what these faiths believe to be her counterparts: Inanna, Ishtar, Asherah, Anath and Isis.[127]

According to one view, Lilith was originally a Sumerian, Babylonian, or Hebrew mother goddess of childbirth, children, women, and sexuality[128][129][130] who later became demonized due to the rise of patriarchy.[131]

Other modern views hold that Lilith is a dark moon goddess on par with the Hindu Kali.[132]


46 posted on 12/01/2010 9:28:03 AM PST by Esther Ruth
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To: markomalley
I thought she was Frazer's ex;)

Mike

47 posted on 12/01/2010 9:28:24 AM PST by MichaelP (It's the end of the world as they know it, and I'm so glad!)
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To: Sergio

Either the Bible is what it has been understood to be for nearly 2000 years, or it’s merely a work of literature that we can interpret to no end.

It can’t be both.


48 posted on 12/01/2010 9:29:10 AM PST by reasonisfaith (Rules will never work for radicals (liberals) because they seek chaos. And don't even know it.)
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To: markomalley
I had no idea what "Lilith" was all about until you posted this article.

I do remember this idiocy, partly because one of my nieces and her mother were thrilled to attend one of these concerts. From Wikipedia:

History

In 1996, Canadian Sarah McLachlan became frustrated with concert promoters and radio stations that refused to feature two female musicians in a row.[1] Bucking conventional industry wisdom, she booked a successful tour for herself and Paula Cole. At least one of their appearances together — in McLachlan's home town, on September 14, 1996 — went by the name "Lilith Fair" and included performances by McLachlan, Cole, Lisa Loeb and Michelle McAdorey, formerly of Crash Vegas.

The next year, McLachlan founded the Lilith Fair tour, taking Lilith from the medieval Jewish legend that Lilith was Adam's first wife. In 1997, Lilith Fair garnered a $16 million gross, making it the top-grossing of any touring festival.[1] Among all concert tours for that year, it was the 16th highest grossing.[1]

Because of its all-female line up, the festival received several pejorative nicknames, including "Breast-fest" and "Girlapalooza".[2][3]

Now, Lilith Fair is gearing up to tour again in 2010, back with many of the artists that have previously played, along with some newcomers. [edit]

49 posted on 12/01/2010 9:30:10 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: reasonisfaith

[ Unless I’ve missed something, I would say sin has little or nothing to do with “dependence on others.” ]

Dependance on others while a helpless child is not a sin, however aftetr someone has grown up and is capable of taking care of oneself is as it is greed fueled by envy and sloth.

When Adam and Eve were in the garden and didn’t have forbidden knowledge thery were dependant on God, but it was not a sin because they couldn’t take care of themselves. After they ate the forbidden fruit of worldly knowledge, and they still wanted to stay in the garden (enough so tthat they LIED to God about eating the fruit) they were sinning because they could take care of themselves, but still wanted to be “taken care of by god”. Their dependance on God AFTER being able to take care of themselves (as evidenced by their making of clothing) was a Sin.

God throwing Adam and Eve out of the garden was a mericful act of basically saying, “You are adults now, now go forth and take care of yourself”.


50 posted on 12/01/2010 9:32:35 AM PST by GraceG
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