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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.

Comments • 15

  • gerard_ Geert
    gerard_ Geert Year ago +1

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

  • Elliot Walton

    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!

  • ACE BASIN NATION
    ACE BASIN NATION Year 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

  • Kimmie
    Kimmie Year ago +1

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

  • SHOCKWAVE
    SHOCKWAVE Year ago +4

    man i love the fact ur oldlady is getting into this

  • Ashley Law
    Ashley Law Year ago +1

    Rope...is probably correct translation...as fishermen use it daily...but Camel...just the improbability makes it more memorable ?

  • Nick Gartside
    Nick Gartside Year ago +1

    Camel-obsessed ancient culture.

  • Ben Winter
    Ben Winter Year 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 ?