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Eve and the Identity of Women: 7. Eve & Lilith

Eve and the Identity of Women: 7. Eve & Lilith
In an effort to explain inconsistencies in the Old Testament, there developed in Jewish literature a complex interpretive system called the midrash which attempts to reconcile biblical contradictions and bring new meaning to the scriptural text. Employing both a philological method and often an ingenious imagination, midrashic writings, which reached their height in the 2nd century CE, influenced later Christian interpretations of the Bible. Inconsistencies in the story of Genesis, especially the two separate accounts of creation, received particular attention. Later, beginning in the 13th century CE, such questions were also taken up in Jewish mystical literature known as the Kabbalah. According to midrashic literature, Adam's first wife was not Eve but a woman named Lilith, who was created in the first Genesis account. Only when Lilith rebelled and abandoned Adam did God create Eve, in the second account, as a replacement. Lilith also personified licentiousness and lust. Lilith?

Welcome! - Free Software Directory - Free Software Foundation 100 Excellent Art Therapy Exercises for Your Mind, Body, and Soul January 9th, 2011 Pablo Picasso once said, "Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life." It's no surprise, then, that many people around the world use art as a means to deal with stress, trauma and unhappiness – or to just find greater peace and meaning in their lives. If you're curious about what art therapy has to offer, you can try out some of these great solo exercises at home to help nurse your mind, body and soul back to health. Emotions Deal with emotions like anger and sadness through these helpful exercises. Draw or paint your emotions. Relaxation Art therapy can be a great way to relax. Paint to music. Happiness Art can not only help you deal with the bad stuff, but also help you appreciate and focus on the good. Draw your vision of a perfect day. Portraits Often, a great way to get to know yourself and your relationships with others is through portraits. Create a future self-portrait. Trauma and Unhappiness Draw a place where you feel safe. Collaging Self Gratitude

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The True Gospel of Lillith Kenyon Cox - Lillith (1892) "But the Orphics say that black-winged Night, a goddess of whom even Zeus stands in awe, was courted by the Wind and laid a silver egg in the womb of Darkness; and that Eros, whom some call Phanes, was hatched from this egg and set the Universe in motion. Eros was double-sexed and golden-winged and, having four heads, sometimes roared like a bull or a lion, sometimes hissed like a serpent or bleated like a ram. Night, who named him Ericepaius and Protogenus Phaethon, lived in a cave with him, displaying herself in triad: Night, Order and Justice. Before this cave sat inescapable mother Rhea, playing on a brazen drum, and compelling man's attention to the oracles of the goddess. Linda Falorio - Lilith (1991) The True Gospel of Lillith Lillith. Lillith. You are the original Other. You are the Stolen Child, you are Lisbeth Salander, you are the infant sacrifice. Lillith. Blinded by your light, the false prophets are terrified and name you "darkness." Lillith.

Wormholes I was at a talk the other night listening to a nervous grad student present a paper about knots when, for whatever reason – I was thinking about Michael Heizer – wham!An idea came to me: The eccentric son of a billionaire takes his share of the family fortune and moves to Utah. He buys loads and loads of land, tens of thousands of acres – and, with it, huge digging machines. This includes state of the art tunnelers, taken straight from the oil industry. [Image: Create 3D]. For the next forty years, one thousand feet below the surface of the earth, he carves every knot known to mathematics, straight through the Jurassic bedrock.

Plant/Human Symbiosis & the Fall of Humanity: A Talk with Tony Wright “I believe that the lost secret of human emergence . . . the undefined catalyst that took a very bright monkey and turned that species into a self-reflecting dreamer . . . that catalyst has to be sought in these alkaloids in the food chain that were catalyzing higher states of intellectual activity.” --Terence McKenna Tony Wright and Graham Gynn are authors of Left In The Dark--the book that presents Tony’s research outlining a radical re-interpretation of the current data regarding human evolution and, they contend, our recent degenerated state we call “civilization”. You can read the book for free here. Despite such a young and extreme proposal positive reactions are growing and include such minds as Dennis McKenna, Stanislav Grof, Colin Groves, Michael Winkelman and many others. There are many mysterious anomalies about human evolution yet to be adequately explained. TW: Yes. Even mild climate change can result in a shrinking of the forest. Food for Thought The Chemistry of Patriarchy

How to write a FaceBook Application in 10 minutes Writing F8 apps is where it’s at right now. Everybody knows it. The userbase is huge and now we have a (free) API to. I spent a day writing my Sudoku Facebook application yesterday. As far as I can tell, Facebook allows you to create applications that appear to the user in 2 different areas. 1 - The profile. 2 - The ‘Canvas page’. Ok, thats it for the overview. 1. <script type=text/javascript> var iRandom; function Restart() { iRandom = Math.floor(Math.random()*10)+1; alert('OK, I am thinking of a number between 1 and 10'); } function Guess() { var yourGuess = document.getElementById('myGuess').value; if (yourGuess>iRandom) alert('Too High.'); if (yourGuess<iRandom) alert('Too Low.'); if (yourGuess==iRandom) { alert('Well done! It’s not going to win any awards, but it gets the job done. Ok, now log into Facebook. 2. 3. Application Name: Any name you want. Anyway, now we can go back toDefault FMBL: This is the text that will go on the user’s profile. 5. 6.

Visionary Art, Contemporary Sacred Art, Outsider Art | Lila Final Fantasy VIII Online - Cards (Level 1) What are the defining properties of a Triple Triad Card? Card values determine the overall strength of the card when placed in battle (comparing numeric values adjacent to a neighboring card). Values are located on all four sides of the card: top, left, right, and bottom. Icon representing the elemental property of the card. This icon is only effective when the Elemental Rule is in play. Image of the card which identifies its name. How do the different rules determine how I obtain and lose cards in Triple Triad? You can acquire or lose cards in a variety of different ways based on the trade rules of the game. The winner can choose one card from the opponent. The winner can choose a number of cards based on the difference in points. Each player takes the cards he/she flipped, regardless of the winner. The winner takes all 5 cards used in gameplay by the opponent.

Myths-Dreams-Symbols-Shadow The first step is taken towards self-realization {individuation} when you meet your 'shadow'. This is so called because it is the 'dark' side of your psyche, the parts of yourself that you have not previously brought into the light of consciousness. It is, for this reason, the 'primitive' (undeveloped or underdeveloped) side of your personality. It is also the 'negative' side of your personality, insofar as it is the opposite of whatever you have hitherto regarded as making a positive contribution to your well being. In dreams your shadow may be represented either by some figure of the same sex as yourself (an elder brother or sister, your best friend, or some alien or primitive person) or by a person who represents your opposite (and of the same sex). Cinderella is a shadow figure. Other symbols of the encounter with the shadow include the conversion motif. Both the ritual of baptism and the many Flood myths may be sen as the first stage of the individuation process.