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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by broc944, Apr 8, 2007.

  1. broc944

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    Why or how did the Easter Bunny come about? Besides it being called the Easter bunny, what does it have to do with Easter?
     
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    Older religions
     
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    Did you not watch South Park?
     
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    Actually I do not watch TV:p: .
     
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    What? There is a ancient religion that worshiped a mystical rabbit that delivered candy and colored eggs once a year?
     
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    Easter - the name comes from "esther", a feritility goddess from the roman mythology.. the whole rabbit / egg thing evolved from rites and celebrations honoring esther..

    IIRC, when the Roman emporer constantine converted to christianity, all of the traditional roman holidays had to be " converted" as well.
     
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    That's what I like about Tom. He can explain religious stuff in a manner that everyone can respect.........
     
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    Thanks Corey.. that was nice of you to say... I just try to add value to the dicussion, and let everyone make up their own minds..
     
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    I liked south park explantion better !:D
     
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    I missed that episode.. what did they say?
     
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    This makes perfect sense to me, I learned something.
     
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    They did a whole DaVinci Code thing and tied up Peter,Mens Hare club,easter song,and a few other things together.
     

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