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Mistranslations - God Star by Dwardu Cardona

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  • Published on Apr 18, 2020
  • Chapter 1, Section 7 “Mistranslations”, page 22, from the book “God Star”, written by the late Dwardu Cardona. Cover illustration by Richard M. Smith. Published by Tellwell 2019. ISBN 978-0-2288-1605-8
    Fair use. For educational purposes.
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Comments • 14

  • gerard_ Geert
    gerard_ Geert 2 years ago +1

    Ill remember this one( for sure 👨🏻‍🎤⚜️👍🏼

  • Elliot Walton
    Elliot Walton Year ago +1

    The 'Eye of the Needle' is a gate in Jerusalem too small for a camel to pass through. However, 'rope' through an eye of a sewing needle works too. remember this is metaphor, so both work. It is easier for something larger to pass through a small aperture than it is for a rich man, who is small, to enter through the vast gates of heaven. Cardona's point about translation remains valid and no one should take the English translation of any ancient text at face value. Proper academic commentaries always include author's translations and extensive textual notes on the etymology of words. I also love the EU take on mythology and its relation to religious interpretation. I only wish Cardona's books were more affordable (in Canada). Thanks for the snippet!

    • Elliot Walton
      Elliot Walton Year ago

      @Electric Universe Eyes Thanks so much for the recommendation! As you probably know, there are a few videos of Cardona speaking on the ThunderboltsProject channel.

    • Electric Universe Eyes
      Electric Universe Eyes  Year ago

      Sorry for the p-p-p-POPs

    • Electric Universe Eyes
      Electric Universe Eyes  Year ago +1

      Agree! I only have this one book of his. Perhaps you will enjoy this video Drawing Physics - Oersted’s Demonstration, Faraday’s Lines of Force, Maxwell’s Electromagnetic Waves - ru-clip.com/video/AVB6UHzZH7E/video.html

  • ACE BASIN NATION
    ACE BASIN NATION 2 years ago +1

    Good stuff, I caught Venus in daylight about a week ago with p900, it was vert difficult, I kinda think it is a super computer for EARTH, only thinking out the box, cause I do not know

    • Electric Universe Eyes
      Electric Universe Eyes  2 years ago +1

      I think Venus has much more to do with Earth's history than most give credit for. Venus - The morning star... Latin for "Lucifer", the Light Bringer and Aztec Quetzalcoatl and so many other archetypal deity names

  • SHOCKWAVE
    SHOCKWAVE 2 years ago +4

    man i love the fact ur oldlady is getting into this

    • Electric Universe Eyes
      Electric Universe Eyes  2 years ago

      She has gotten me into more than you know! It was because if her we found Electric Universe Theory. And because of her, I've read all kinds of books and things like Hermeticism, Alchemy, Philosophy, etc.

  • Kimmie
    Kimmie 2 years ago +1

    Hey you awesome dude, just wanted u to know one of my subbed channels was bragging about you ! See you’re awesome 😎

  • Ashley Law
    Ashley Law 2 years ago +1

    Rope...is probably correct translation...as fishermen use it daily...but Camel...just the improbability makes it more memorable ?
    On a more serious note this mistranslation continues even with pictures and pictograms....the planets and plasma events depicted are denied and written about as bulls horns or some such.

  • Nick Gartside
    Nick Gartside 2 years ago +1

    Camel-obsessed ancient culture.

  • Ben Winter
    Ben Winter 2 years ago +1

    Go to the cross roads at midnight & make a deal with the devil aka worship the 'holy cross' aka circle within a cross . . who is the circle ?