Question by BrokenEye, the Straw Man version: Why do people think “Pagan” is the name of a religion?
Its a derogatory term that Medieval Christians used to refer to non-Abrahamic religions, and on occasion, Judaism and Islam.
Here’s the entire entry on the word “Pagan” from dictionary.com
“pa·gan /ˈpeɪgən/ [pey-guhn]
1.one of a people or community observing a polytheistic religion, as the ancient Romans and Greeks.
2.a person who is not a Christian, Jew, or Muslim.
3.an irreligious or hedonistic person.
4.pertaining to the worship or worshipers of any religion that is neither Christian, Jewish, nor Muslim.
5.of, pertaining to, or characteristic of pagans.
6.irreligious or hedonistic.”
Answer by Curing Religion
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Question by Diwa: What is the scientific name for the herb “spanish needle”?
This herb is native to Jamaica West Indies. Origin I am not sure – may be spanish or latin.
Answer by annie201207
I believe, its Bidens pilosa (family: Asteraceae). It has insecticidal properties.
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Question by Mad Hatter: What’s the name of this kind of “Spirit Guide”?
i had no clue how to word the question, so my apologies for the vagueness of it.
But: I’m looking for a particular word of this kind of person. I remember a physic talking about these kind of people who, as they sleep, help spirits go into the next world/afterlife, like through astral projection, or something. That is, they are some means of guide. I can’t remember what this is called, and it’s driving me crazy. Does anyone know what I’m talking about?
p.s. I don’t need any remarks about whether or not this is true. I don’t care if it’s true, because it’s for a fiction story, anyways, so that doesn’t matter.
Answer by lisa d
The name would be conscience- or our left Luey. When we astral travel we merge our soul and travel back to visit someone in Hebew. Duey says that you last astral traveled to visit your Earth mom, about 4 days ago. Don astral traveled about 4 days ago too, to visit his Earth dad. Tom astral traveled back to Om about 6 days ago to thank him for reinstating him again:) I used to pray to remember my astral travel, but that never happened. It has been 1 and a half years since I have traveled, because I am suffering. i used to pray to astral travel in my sleep in Earth too, like to visit New York or something, but Duey says that we only travel back to Hebew. Maybe you can ask your conscience about your travel and who else you visit when you go back Home when you are sleeping.
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Burns was alive just after the last Jacobite rebellion – a subject which meant much to him although he did not support it as such. This song is a warning against the cause. Again I am helped out by Ross who is playing the bodhran on this track
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Question by Blue: Do you think Gemini could be a pretty name or?
Or would everyone just think “zodiac sign” and think its strange?
Answer by brk0586
It would be a little strange. Maybe as a middle name instead.
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