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Throughout history women have often been in rebellion to their own sex. In Greek mythology, the female Amazons cut off their breast to deny their role as nurturing women. (The word Amazon actually means the breastless ones.) Whenever they fought, the Amazons were slaughtered and never had a chance against male warriors.
During the French Revolution, women tried to throw off the yoke of womanhood. Female garrisons paraded with rifles. The society was briefly neutralized sexually but this trend really didnt last long.
But the biggest heritage passed down from the pages of history is the worship of the Mother Goddess! The ancient world swarmed with the worship of the Goddess and other female gods. Men and women bowed down to her in both large and small nations.
In the Old Testament, God swore destruction on the Southern Kingdom of Judah for setting their mind on entering the land of Egypt to reside there, (Jeremiah 44:12-25). The reason is that the people sought refuge there but also they could better worship the Queen of Heaven in that pagan land! The Scriptures go on to tell how the husbands were aware their wives burned sacrifices to other gods.
The religious and domestic tranquility was destroyed by
this evil practice among the Jews. The people spoke in defiance AGAINST GOD and
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