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Title: Starbucks and Paganism?
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The Castellan - November 26, 2006 08:47 PM (GMT)
well, I was just looking around the net, and found a very interesting picture, which shows, well, a copy of the starbucks logo (the picture on the left) and a relief carving of the Goddess Astarte. Now, if we look at the picture:

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and then look closely at the head of the Goddess, we can see a startling similarity.

Can't really see it? Well, shall we have a little closer look?:

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interesting similarity :P so, what do you guys think? coincidence? or not......

Kazzam_Psycho - November 26, 2006 09:20 PM (GMT)
That's odd.

Renegade of Funk - November 27, 2006 01:15 PM (GMT)
Heh, that's cool! I don't think it's a coincidence, but I don't think it means anything either.

Ragamuffin - November 27, 2006 04:50 PM (GMT)
PIKIES!!!!

DoubleTrouble - November 27, 2006 04:59 PM (GMT)
QUOTE (Renegade of Funk @ Nov 27 2006, 01:15 PM)
Heh, that's cool! I don't think it's a coincidence, but I don't think it means anything either.

I was gonna say that!!!

They probably just thought it was pretty or something...

Ooh! What was she the Goddess of? Or was she just a random Goddess?

The Castellan - November 27, 2006 05:00 PM (GMT)
true! that's exactly what I was thinking, but it would be interesting if there was meaning :D

Renegade of Funk - November 27, 2006 05:22 PM (GMT)
Yeah - can you tell us more about the Goddess? There might be something in that... or we can invent something... ;)

The Castellan - November 27, 2006 05:31 PM (GMT)
Astarte (often known also as Ishtar) is a Goddess from the middle east and north african regions. She was the Goddess of love and sexuality and the female 'allure'. She was an ancient motehr Goddess archetype, linking sexuality and reproduction with sensuality and spirituality. She was a Goddess of dance and beauty, and was asscosiated with the planet Venus.

Most of that was just background that you may find interesting :P
She is often asosciated with serpents, stars and the Milky Way.

Renegade of Funk - November 27, 2006 05:38 PM (GMT)
So Starbucks coffee = love! ... I have no idea. She sounds cool though.

Ignia - November 28, 2006 06:25 PM (GMT)
Sounds possibly deliberate, considering all that `female allure` stuff. We all know that sex sells coffee... As well as practically everything else.

And how do you know all this anyhow?

The Castellan - November 28, 2006 07:01 PM (GMT)
it's interesting!

Ignia - November 28, 2006 09:19 PM (GMT)
So you didn't just copy all that stuff about the goddess off the internet? Wow.

The Castellan - November 28, 2006 09:31 PM (GMT)
no.....

Ignia - November 28, 2006 10:28 PM (GMT)
What? Aren't I allowed to be a cynic?

The Castellan - November 28, 2006 10:42 PM (GMT)
of course you are! everyone is entitled to their own beliefs!

Ignia - November 30, 2006 08:05 PM (GMT)
Woot! Go 21st Century!




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