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Old 06-21-2010, 02:14 AM
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Default Re: A Little bit of Theory

Originally Posted by Crazy8s View Post
According to mythology, EVERYONE who perished had to cross the Styx to get to the land of the dead. This myth predates the concept of Satan. Since everybody had to cross the river Styx, the concept made no judgments of good or evil. You just had to remember to give some silver to Charon the boatman to ensure your safe crossing.

Good thing that idea is just a myth right? I've never heard of any soul taking money with them into the afterlife....
Sounds right . . see how that Christian Mythology creeps in even when you least expect it.

It is funny people thought that because Styx has got to be one of the most wholesome of American rock bands. I would bet that today they find it an honor to have been nominated by the insanity known as the PMRC.
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