On certain celestial phenomena

From: Jean Kelly
Message: 16695
Date: 2002-11-11

Glen Gordon wrote:

>>the Egyptian concept of a female
sky hovering over an eager male earth... kinky. Is it about
emasculinization? Perhaps it's more about "union", that is,
the union of two sexes.

There is a school of thought that maintains that, especially in Greece and
Mesopotamia, ancient traditions concerning the union of a female earth
goddess and a male sky god (reversed, I realize, in Egyptian mythology)
refer to the union of the ecliptic and the celestial equator in the
so-called Golden Age. The separation of the two planes supposedly coincided
with the separation of the god and goddess; it also coincided with the
beginning of Time, and, by implication, Death.

Jean Kelly