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and if you think rock is satanic you probably sit in church every sunday and possibley wednesday and devour every word preacher man bob says without a second thought, doubt, no questioning, just absolute belief,
Originally posted by Titen-Sxull
I think blaming things we deem as bad or negative on some bogeyman is a very common psychological mechanism we humans cooked up. Even in the ancient times every quake, eruption or flood was seen as the world of angry gods or demons. Even today you've got people blaming earthquakes on secret government quake machines and such.
Originally posted by randyvs
Well the thing about that is there are are quite a few people that are doing that besides the Christians. Dan Brown, Jim Marrs, and many authors use this venue because even as the rock stars will tell you. Satan sells. So you can't pin all that on Christians. It just won't fly.
Some of the stuff dug up by non Christian authors shocks the Christian community that had no idea. So I think your a little off in this perspective.
Or maybe you would prefer this response?
[edit on 26-4-2010 by randyvs]
however dont be confused there are some real satanic groups out there but to generalize rock and roll as satanic is wrong
Originally posted by ashanu90
also im not bashing christians im bashing ignorant people
The Latin word paganus is often misrepresented as an adjective meaning "rural", "rustic" or "of the country". Paganus actually was a noun derived from the word pagus which originally meant 'something stuck in the ground as a landmark'. The root pag means "fixed" and is also the source of the words "page", "pale (stake)", and "pole", as well as "pact" and "peace". In later years it was metaphorically extended to 'rural district, village'. Later the noun paganus was coined to mean 'country dweller. villager' and was not meant as an insult at first. As the Roman Empire strengthened paganus came to mean 'civilian'. It was only after the Roman introduction of the aqueduct system of transporting water throughout the Roman cities that it began to have negative connotations, and did not actually become a slur until it was adopted by Middle English speaking Christians to refer to those who would not embrace Christianity.
The Old English words wicca (m.) and its feminine counterpart wicce both mean wizard and gave rise to the adjective "wicked". Wizard, again is thought to be related to the modern term "wise". A cautious interpretation gives us a witch being a person of (presumably occult) knowledge.