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hmmm... I thought china owned everything
reply to post by Mon1k3r
The Ark is on Oak island............ Left there by the Templars long ago.
The earliest known use of the pentagram can be found around 3500 BC at Ur of the Chaldees in Ancient Mesopotamia. It was found here on fragments of broken pottery with some of the earliest findings of written language. In later periods of Mesopotamian art, the pentagram was used in royal inscriptions as a symbol of imperial power extending out to "the four corners of the world". The pentagram was also used by the Hebrews as a symbol of Truth and for the five books of the Pentateuch (The first five books of the Hebrew Scriptures).
Early Christians attributed the pentagram to the Five Wounds of Christ and from then until medieval times, it was a lesser-used Christian symbol. Prior to the time of the Inquisition, there were no 'evil' associations to the pentagram. Rather it was a form that implied Truth, religious mysticism and the work of The Creator. The Emperor Constantine I, used the pentagram, together with the chi-rho symbol (a symbolic form of the cross) in his seal and amulet. However, it was the cross (a symbol of suffering) rather than the pentagram (a symbol of truth) that was used as a symbol by the Church.
During the Inquisition, The Church lapsed into a long period of torture and conducted itself in the most heinous fashion. More people were killed for being label pagan or witch that died during the Holocaust. During this time the pentagram was seen a Goat's Head or the Devil in the form of Baphomet. It was Baphomet whom the Inquisition accused the Templars of worshiping. And their order was disbanded. Many Knights of the order refused to give up their beliefs, opting to meet in secret and hide their knowledge from the public. A custom that is still practiced today.
In The Da Vinci Code, Dan Brown makes a big deal of the perfect five pointed star that Venus makes in the sky. What actually happens is 13 Venus revolutions equals eight earth years equals five synodic periods, or alignments of the Earth, Venus and the Sun. It's remarkable, but not perfect. On June 8, 2004, for example, Venus passed in front of the Sun, a transit. The next one will occur June 5-6, 2012, not quite eight years later. But the next time the cycle repeats (June 3, 2020) Venus and the Sun will once again be aligned as seen from the Earth, but Venus will miss the Sun. There will not be another transit until 2117.
I assume your next posting will present the various flags of the world powers. China and U.S. carry the stars in their flag. The Soviets did too, but no longer do. If your idea is correct, all the great powers would have to carry the inverted pentagram...or at least the pentagram...or at the very least a star, right?
But you know, go ahead and keep spouting the lies of the RCC that the pentagram is a symbol of evil. I wonder who is really doing God's work there?