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Firstly, the idea that Quetzalcoatl is, in fact, Jesus Christ, is not official LDS Church doctrine, and neither does the comparison feature particularly critically in the faith of the typical Mormon, as I understand it. It's apologia, not dogma. Which isn't to say the idea can be dismissed there. It seems to be a reasonably popular position in Mormon ...


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This falls under the idea that it is an honor to be a sacrifice for the gods. On film that may be worth looking at is Pasolini's 1969 film Medea. The film opens with Medea's royal family sacrificing her brother so the crops will grow. As I recall, the brother is smiling. A good contrast is the 1973 film The Wickerman, which is partly an adaptation of ...


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365 Genii of Earthly Spheres, the Greek calendar divided it so. Also Abraxas stood for the 7 Sphere Archons, or the Planetary Rulers that in some traditions were 'imprisoning' by misunderstanding, while in others they were shaping the human spirit/soul before it was released onto further voyage. Like in Mithraic mysteries, the soul entered from the stars ...


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The 3113 BCE date comes from the Classic Maya calendar. According to the ancient Maya, the current baktun, or creation period, started on August 11, 3113 BC, written in the Maya calendar system as 0.0.0.0.0 4 Ajaw 8 Kumku. The date and its significance are explained in the inscriptions of Palenque, Mexico, and Quirigua, Guatemala. It looks like someone is ...


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