PHD: The Repulsor Field Explained

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PHD: The Repulsor Field Explained

Post by bystander » Tue Aug 10, 2010 11:06 pm

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The Marathon of Theseus versus Bull

Post by neufer » Wed Aug 11, 2010 1:23 am wrote: <<When the sun has reached the constellation of Taurus, it has passed over an area that the ancients referred to as the sea - the region from Capricorn to the region containing Aries. It was referred to as the sea due to the high concentration of constellations identified as sea creatures within it, Aries being identified as a golden flying ram who flew over the sea. Apart from being a bull, Taurus contains a very bright and red star (Aldebaran), meaning that many took it to be evil. The Cretan Bull which fathered the Minotaur was originally calm and sent from Poseidon, but the king (Minos) whom it was sent to fell out of favor with Poseidon, and so Poseidon made the bull angry.

Heracles was compelled to capture the bull as his seventh task. Heracles snuck up behind the bull and then used his hands to strangle it, and then shipped it back to Athens. Eurystheus wanted to sacrifice the bull to Hera, who hated Heracles. She refused the sacrifice because it reflected glory on Heracles. The bull was released and wandered into Marathon, becoming known as the Marathonian Bull.

As Heracles was the Dorian hero, Theseus (Θησεύς) was the Ionian founding hero, considered by Athenians as their own great reformer. His name comes from the same root as θεσμός ("thesmos"), Greek for "institution." Theseus built and occupied a palace on the fortress of the Acropolis that may have been similar to the palace that was excavated in Mycenae. Theseus, set to try and capture the Bull. On the way to Marathon, Theseus sought shelter from a storm in the shack owned by an ancient lady named Hecale. She swore to make a sacrifice to Zeus if Theseus was successful in capturing the bull. Theseus did capture the bull, but when he returned to Hecale's hut, she was dead. Theseus then dragged the Bull to Athens where he sacrificed it. Theseus then went to Crete where he killed the Minotaur.>>
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    1. A position or proposition which a person advances and offers to maintain,
    or which is actually maintained by argument; a theme; a subject.

    2. In logic, every proposition may be divided into thesis and hypothesis.
    Thesis contains the thing affirmed or denied, and
    hypothesis the conditions of the affirmation or negation.
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