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Crucified Philippines man (a tradition)

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posted on Apr, 18 2011 @ 07:38 PM
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This pretty daring act, in my opinion, those guy playing the apostles and JC got crucified every year.
They clearly take Christianity up a notch.
I think this guy playing JC


See the real deal


The combo


Source
edit on 18-4-2011 by the_0bserver85 because: Mods, please feel free to move it to an approriate forum.




posted on Apr, 18 2011 @ 07:50 PM
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lol, wow.


Absolutely bonkers.

and they actually allow metal spikes to be driven through their appendages..
Disturbing.... lol


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posted on Apr, 18 2011 @ 07:51 PM
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Wouldn't it be interesting if the Pope and Bishops tried this from time to time.

They would almost have me convinced if they did. . . NOT



posted on Apr, 18 2011 @ 08:03 PM
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I would never do this but I don't think it is that terribly odd.

There is a whole subculture in the US that does essentially the same thing for some sort of spiritual reward.

[en.wikipedia.org...(body_modification)] Wiki link needs to copy and paste because of what they did...

This link will work from a body modification site (If you want to see other things people do to their bodies you could spend hours there)

wiki.bmezine.com...

From talking to people who do the suspension ( Above link yes people hang themselves up with meat hooks) they get some sort of a spiritual experience from the pain.

I'll stick to meditation thanks.
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posted on Apr, 18 2011 @ 08:07 PM
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Your right I guess you could see this as the body piercing, self mutilation, hanging movement.

Take a look at Fakir Musafar and his...................... artwork??? spirituality???
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posted on Apr, 18 2011 @ 08:09 PM
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I'm not a fan of Christianity but I wanted to throw that out there before anyone came along and thought it was a Christian only thing.

I think the suspension is no different in either risk or reward from what I can tell.



posted on Apr, 18 2011 @ 08:14 PM
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posted on Apr, 18 2011 @ 08:25 PM
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On a side note, this is nothing compare to the annually ritual that Malaysia or Hong Kong people have every year.



posted on Apr, 19 2011 @ 04:00 AM
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I was stationed there from 1984-86. Me and a group of friends would get a bunch of beer and watch the festivities. Some of those guys would whip themselves into a bloody frenzy. It was insane to watch. The food and drink vendors made a killing though.



posted on Apr, 19 2011 @ 04:24 AM
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Does this prove that the Jesus man did in fact survive his crucifiction?



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