pagan-earth-day

“Paganism is a nature religion or earth-centered spirituality. According to Religious Studies scholar, Michael York, a nature religion is one that has “a this-worldly focus and deep reverence for the earth as something sacred and something to be cherished. Not surprisingly then, Earth Day (April 22) is a holy day for many Pagans.”

www.huffingtonpost.com/john-halstead/eight-ways-pagans-celebra_b_9625944.html

 

[They] “exchanged the truth of God for the lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator . . . “ – Romans 1:25

 

“How long, O you sons of men, will you turn my glory to shame? How long will you love worthlessness and seek falsehood?” – Psalm 4:2

 

Lenin-Children

Nikita Khrushchev, Soviet Premier after Joseph Stalin, decided in 1955 that the country should celebrate their national political philosophy, communism. He chose as the day, April 22, Vladimir Lenin’s birthday, a tribute to the founder of the Soviet Union. Soviet children used to honor his birthday by planting trees.

 

Earth Day, Lenin’s Birthday, and the Socialist Ties That Bind

http://lubbockonline.com/interact/blog-post/may/2012-04-21/earth-day-lenin%E2%80%99s-birthday-and-socialist-ties-bind

 

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