Curtis Dahlgren
The 'green movement' – climate change included – is an ancient pagan cult
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By Curtis Dahlgren
September 12, 2019

(Quoted by the Britannica from Grant Showerman's 'The Great Mother of Gods' [Bulletin of the University of WISCONSIN, No. 43, Madison, 1901].)

Here are some more pithy excerpts from the Britannica:

"During the brief revival of paganism under [Caesar] Eugenius in A.D. 394, occurred the last appearance of the cult in history [the last open one at least]....

"She was known as the All-begetter, the All-nourisher, the Mother of all the Blest. She was the great, fruitful, kindly EARTH itself.

"Especial emphasis was placed upon her maternity over WILD nature.... Her universal POWER over the natural world finds beautiful expression in Apollonius Rhodius....

"Her especial affinity with wild nature was manifested by the orgiastic character of her worship. Her attendants, the Corybantes, were wild, half demonic beings. Her priests, the Galli, were eunuchs attired in female garb, with long hair fragrant with ointment.

"Together with priestesses, they celebrated her rites with flutes [etc.]...and tambourines, madly yelling and dancing until their frenzied excitement found its culmination in self-scourging, self-laceration or exhaustion. Self-emasculation sometimes accompanied this delirium of worship on the part of candidates for the priesthood."

(Doesn't this sound vaguely like some of our modern music and "multicultural" lifestyles, including sado-masochism and nature-worship? Are we experiencing a stealth "brief revival of paganism" as in 394 A.D., or what?)

"At Rome the immediate direction of the cult of the Great Mother devolved upon the high priest, Archigallus, called Attis, a high priestess, Sacerdos Maxima [etc.].... Besides other priests, priestesses and minor officials, such as musicians, curator, &c, there were certain colleges connected with the administration of the cult...."

(Oh, that reminds me, the "art museum" at Harvard right now has an exhibit celebrating ActUp, pagan "eunuchs," and other strange things.)

Environmentalism in the extreme, or "Deep Ecology," by any other name is a CULT WITH DEEP ANCIENT ROOTS. The "green movement" is not a "secular" one, as advertised, but is deeply religious in the pagan sense.

That this cult-movement now has near control over our nation (think mainstream media) means, in a very real sense, that Christians are battling wicked spirits in "High" places (and I don't mean Mt. Ida). The Britannica concludes the Great Mother of the Gods article thusly:

"Together with Isis and Mithras, she was a great enemy, and yet a great aid to [professing] Christianity. The gorgeous rites of her worship, its mystic doctrine of communion with the divine through enthusiasm, its promise of regeneration through baptism of blood in the taurobolium, were features which attracted the masses of the people and made it a strong rival of Christianity; and its resemblance to the new religion, however superficial, made it, in spite of the scandalous practices which grew up around it, a stepping-stone to Christianity when the tide set in against paganism." (My emphasis throughout.)

CONCLUSIONS

The modern nature-worshipers have (they think) "power over the natural world" – and its climate – not to mention your life. Graduates of their colleges tell us that right now, we may have only "50 days to save the planet" from global "warming" (just "trust them" and the United Nations panel on climate change)!

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Curtis Dahlgren

Curtis Dahlgren is semi-retired in southern Wisconsin, and is the author of "Massey-Harris 101." His career has had some rough similarities to one of his favorite writers, Ferrar Fenton... (more)

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