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Re: Post your awesome pictures here!!!
« Reply #705 on: August 26, 2019, 08:16:52 PM »
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Aztec Eagle warrior?  Cuts your heart out.
They wouldn't--the priests get to do that.
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Then he is not omnipotent,
Is he able but not willing?
Then whence cometh evil?
Is he neither able or willing?
Then why call him god?

Re: Post your awesome pictures here!!!
« Reply #706 on: August 26, 2019, 09:34:27 PM »
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They wouldn't--the priests get to do that.
No, they just took prisoners alive so they could be cruelly murdered.

This practice was what got their neighbors to team up with the conquistadors.
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Re: Post your awesome pictures here!!!
« Reply #707 on: August 26, 2019, 10:10:51 PM »
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No, they just took prisoners alive so they could be cruelly murdered.

This practice was what got their neighbors to team up with the conquistadors.
right--my only point was that the warriors did not cut out the hearts--priests did. 
Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able?
Then he is not omnipotent,
Is he able but not willing?
Then whence cometh evil?
Is he neither able or willing?
Then why call him god?

Offline Cavebear

Re: Post your awesome pictures here!!!
« Reply #708 on: August 27, 2019, 12:47:24 AM »
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right--my only point was that the warriors did not cut out the hearts--priests did.

Typical theists...  ;)
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Offline Baruch

Re: Post your awesome pictures here!!!
« Reply #709 on: August 27, 2019, 02:24:53 AM »
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They wouldn't--the priests get to do that.

Nahuatl grammar nazi.
Zampa xiquihto.  Amo nimitzcuamachilia.
Say it again.  I don't understand you.

Offline Cavebear

Re: Post your awesome pictures here!!!
« Reply #710 on: August 27, 2019, 03:53:46 AM »
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Nahuatl grammar nazi.

What part of MikeCL pointing out that priests did the rituals and not the warriors upset you to use "nazi"?
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Offline Baruch

Re: Post your awesome pictures here!!!
« Reply #711 on: August 27, 2019, 08:00:16 AM »
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What part of MikeCL pointing out that priests did the rituals and not the warriors upset you to use "nazi"?

Nazi = grammar nazi ... not German Nazi.  A common dig on people who say ... your point is good but you did something trivial wrong.
Zampa xiquihto.  Amo nimitzcuamachilia.
Say it again.  I don't understand you.

Re: Post your awesome pictures here!!!
« Reply #712 on: August 27, 2019, 09:16:55 AM »
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Nahuatl grammar nazi.
???
Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able?
Then he is not omnipotent,
Is he able but not willing?
Then whence cometh evil?
Is he neither able or willing?
Then why call him god?

Re: Post your awesome pictures here!!!
« Reply #713 on: August 27, 2019, 09:43:34 AM »
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???
Aztec language.
We 'new atheists' have a reputation for being militant, but make no mistake  we didn't start this war. If you want to place blame put it on the the religious zealots who have been poisoning the minds of the  young for a long long time."
PZ Myers

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Re: Post your awesome pictures here!!!
« Reply #714 on: August 28, 2019, 02:50:56 AM »
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Aztec language.
Yeah.  The tl at the end is a giveaway.
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Re: Post your awesome pictures here!!!
« Reply #715 on: August 29, 2019, 06:27:01 AM »
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Yeah.  The tl at the end is a giveaway.
Friend of mine is passionate about exploring cenotes. He retired recently and moved to Yucatan to do it full time. The Mexican government is working with him. He speaks Aztec.
We 'new atheists' have a reputation for being militant, but make no mistake  we didn't start this war. If you want to place blame put it on the the religious zealots who have been poisoning the minds of the  young for a long long time."
PZ Myers

Offline Baruch

Re: Post your awesome pictures here!!!
« Reply #716 on: August 29, 2019, 10:22:24 AM »
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Friend of mine is passionate about exploring cenotes. He retired recently and moved to Yucatan to do it full time. The Mexican government is working with him. He speaks Aztec.

Multiple Mayan languages.  He needs to speak Yucatec.
Zampa xiquihto.  Amo nimitzcuamachilia.
Say it again.  I don't understand you.

Re: Post your awesome pictures here!!!
« Reply #717 on: August 29, 2019, 01:14:01 PM »
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Friend of mine is passionate about exploring cenotes. He retired recently and moved to Yucatan to do it full time. The Mexican government is working with him. He speaks Aztec.

What kinds of things are found in cenotes? I've come across them in fiction, but I know nothing of the real ones.



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Oh, I see! Pretty much what I didn't expect!

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I can see why someone would be bonkers for the things, what beauty! Exploring such things would be awesome. But really, does he expect to find archeological evidence?

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Atheism: The belief that we have a long way to go before we even begin to understand the infinite complexities of the universe.
Religion: "The big magic sky-man made it all, now give me some money."

Re: Post your awesome pictures here!!!
« Reply #718 on: August 29, 2019, 02:29:10 PM »
The hunt is more important than the finds. He's having fun.
We 'new atheists' have a reputation for being militant, but make no mistake  we didn't start this war. If you want to place blame put it on the the religious zealots who have been poisoning the minds of the  young for a long long time."
PZ Myers

Offline Baruch

Re: Post your awesome pictures here!!!
« Reply #719 on: August 29, 2019, 06:14:51 PM »
There is a hidden cenote beneath the main temple at Chichen Itza.  They aren't all open topped.
Zampa xiquihto.  Amo nimitzcuamachilia.
Say it again.  I don't understand you.

 

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