Zeitgeist is Retarded, or Why Comparative Mythology is an Intellectual Morass

Shadows of the Sun

For those of you not familiar with the epic fail that is Zeitgeist, this bullshit has made the rounds repeatedly on the internet for years now:

Some Zeitgeist film or whatever has repeatedly claimed (without any substantive evidence whatever) that Christianity is somehow false, and all religions are false . . . or something . . . because Jesus is modeled upon all these “Pagan Christs.” And then proceeds to forge “facts” about these alleged “Pagan Christs.”

And that chaps my hide.

Anyone with any knowledge of World Religions knows this Zeitgeist stuff is just . . . completely inane. Entirely fallacious. Categorically false. Even paranoid Evangelicals know that Jesus’ birth did not occur in the winter, and that Christmas was never a Christian holiday. And even Modern Roman Catholics cede that the reason for December 25th being touted as the “official date of the birth of Christ”…

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