"Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Re-embrace Paganism"
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Mon Jul 02, 2007 at 05:46:19 AM EST
TTA contributor Kathryn Joyce has just debuted at Newsweek with a fascinating article on Doug Phillips (son of Howard) and his recent Jamestown Quadricentennial Celebration. Phillips believes that the official commemorations organised at the site were a travesty of a great Christian historical moment:

"At what should be a crowning moment of blessing, celebration and thanksgiving to God, America is being held hostage by savage philosophies reanimated from the grave and marching on Jamestown...It's down on Western Christendom, up with spirit guides...If you go on the [commemoration's] Web site, you'll find that not the natives, but the settlers were cannibals; that they were terrorists against the environment; that there was a holocaust; that the settlers were guilty of lynchings; that a genocide took place."

And as part of the effort to put the record straight, Phillips's website includes a remarkable poster, which I've placed below the fold:

Phillips's "Vision Forum" has also just announced the 2007 "George Washington Man of the Year". And the winner is...

Ken Ham is the esteemed 2007 recipient of the George Washington Man of the Year Award because we believe him to be an individual whose vision and persevering spirit are noteworthy for giving hope to the next generation and defending the cause of Christ in our nation. Specifically, Ken's uncompromising defense of Genesis, and his long battle to open the Creation Museum is one of the most singular contributions of our generation.



Display:
"you'll find that not the natives, but the settlers were cannibals; that they were terrorists against the environment; that there was a holocaust; that the settlers were guilty of lynchings; that a genocide took place."

All demonstratibly if not gruesomely accurate.  Even the comment about the settlers being cannibals may have solid basis in truth (during the starvation period).

Otherwise- What in H*LL does "spirit guides" have to do with traditional NA beliefs????

"SPIRIT GUIDES" ARE NOT IN ANY EASTERN NA TRADITION THAT I'M AWARE OF.

That is newage nonsense- as much of a problem for us as the fundies think it is for them.

I must say, however- that I DO like the poster!!!


by ArchaeoBob on Mon Jul 02, 2007 at 11:20:20 AM EST



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