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Featured What Does the Five Pointed Star Mean to You?

Discussion in 'General Religious Debates' started by SalixIncendium, Jun 15, 2019.

  1. SalixIncendium

    SalixIncendium सच्चिदानन्द
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    I've seen the five pointed star used in several applications with regard to religion or practice, from the five wounds of Christ in Christianity (many in the south adorn their house with one), to the elements in Neo-Paganism (the pentagram), to the five points of felicity in Freemasonry (also the pentagram), to Sigil of Baphomet in the Church of Satan.

    What does the five pointed star mean to you?
     
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    Something teenagers use when trying to be edgy.
     
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    What is "Pagan nature worship"? Do I win Jeopardy, Alex?
     
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    ChristineM "Be strong" I whispered to my coffee.
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    W I N N E R

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    ChristineM "Be strong" I whispered to my coffee.
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    My teacher would never give me the gold star! And everybody else got one.
     
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    Awww, those gold stars are psychologically important to children

    I never got any stars
     
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    It has no meaning for me whatsoever.
     
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    The specifics really depend on context but in general I view it as representing the elements. Pointing upwards it portrays the elements in a light, positive and creative role. Pointing downwards it refers instead to their dark, negative and destructive role.

    What it doesn't represent to me is good and evil. Destruction for example doesn't necessarily imply malice. Things need to end and those endings can be beneficial. This is why I mentioned that context is important.
     
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    Obviously you’re unfamiliar with Carl’s Jr.

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    The true rebels know that the six pointed star is where it's at. ;)
     
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    Certainly more people have died for it, in a way of speaking.
     
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    It's here in this clip at 11 seconds

     
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    Technically it's 7 points on a Sheriff's badge :)
     
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