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The Woke are now pushing chants to Aztec gods in California schools

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Why just the Aztec gods? Are there no other Indigenous deities in the region?

The curriculum urges teachers to lead students in a series of indigenous songs and chants, including the “In Lak Ech Affirmation,” which appeals directly to the Aztec gods. Students clap and chant to the god Tezkatlipoka—whom the Aztecs worshipped with human sacrifice and cannibalism—asking him for the power to become “warriors” for “social justice.” Then the students chant to the gods Quetzalcoatl, Huitzilopochtli, and Xipe Totek, seeking “healing epistemologies” and a “revolutionary spirit.” Huitzilopochtli was the Aztec god of war who inspired hundreds of thousands of human sacrifices.

The chant ends with a request for “liberation, transformation, decolonization,” after which students shout “Panche beh! Panche beh!” in a quest for “critical consciousness.” Tyler O’Neil, “California Curriculum Leads Kids in Chant to Aztec God of Human Sacrifice” at PJ Media

Hmm. It’s possible that the First Amendment to the US constitution, as usually interpreted, will have something to say about that: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”

Whatever the courts decide, if the goal is “liberation, transformation, decolonization,” the Woke can’t avoid a war on science. While science today is a global enterprise, the European origin of the modern version is a historical fact, one they are finding harder all the time to live with.

The war on science will probably be even more vicious than the war on math. There are many incompetent teachers out there, protected by unions, and they all deserve jobs in the name of justice.

See also: And then they came for 2 + 2 = 4

7 Replies to “The Woke are now pushing chants to Aztec gods in California schools

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    polistra says:

    You’re not giving enough credit to the common sense of kids. When schools FORCE-FEED material that feels like weird nonsense, kids hate it and develop an aversion to it. This rule formerly applied to Shakespeare and Milton, now it applies to Xq`z4n~1twe’oxq%xq or whatever it’s called.

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    Steve Alten2 says:

    This is in an ethnic studies class. I think it is important for children to receive a diversified education, especially when it comes to cultural and religious differences.

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    Seversky says:

    I suppose Christians might reasonably fear that if their children are exposed to other faiths and belief systems, they might come to question their own.

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    ET says:

    seversky’s ignorance is hilarious. In Catholic schools they teach students about other faiths. Teaching is exposure, duh.

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    chuckdarwin says:

    I suppose it escapes most Christians that Christianity’s entire soteriology is based upon human sacrifice. Of course, the Aztecs never claimed that any of their victims rose from the dead….

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    asauber says:

    Every day is Hostility Towards Christians Day, evidently.

    Andrew

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    bornagain77 says:

    from the article;

    The curriculum aims to reverse Christianity’s alleged “theocide” against Native American gods by leading students in a chant to various indigenous deities, including the Aztec god of human sacrifice.

    Not to nitpick, but in order for Christianity to commit “theocide” against the Aztec gods, i.e. to murder the Aztec Gods, is it not first necessary that the other gods, at least, be living gods and not dead gods who are merely figments of imagination?

    After all, my living God, (besides creating the universe and all life in it), conquered death itself and rose from the grave. What can dead, imaginary, Aztec gods possibly offer in comparison?

    No thanks, I’ll take my living God over the false Aztec gods, (or any other false gods), any day of the week.

    God Himself even challenges all these false dead gods to a ‘prophecy contest’,

    Isaiah 44: 6:7
    “This is what the Lord says—
    Israel’s King and Redeemer, the Lord Almighty:
    I am the first and I am the last;
    apart from me there is no God.
    Who then is like me? Let him proclaim it.
    Let him declare and lay out before me
    what has happened since I established my ancient people,
    and what is yet to come—
    yes, let them foretell what will come.

    And in regards to fulfilled prophecy, here are few interesting tidbits

    The prophets made some insanely accurate predictions about Tyre and Sidon, Thebes and Memphis, Babylon and Ninevah.

    6 ANCIENT CITIES, 6 DEADLY ACCURATE PROPHECIES THAT PROVE THE INSPIRATION OF THE BIBLE
    October 9, 2019 by Erik Manning
    https://isjesusalive.com/six-prophecies-about-six-ancient-cities/

    The Amazing Bible Prophecy About Ancient TYRE! Ezekiel 26:1-14
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v06Io-vVUpw
    The Example of modern ‘Tyre’, has, in recent times, been used to claim that the bible cannot be the word of God. In this video, Matt Davies (Christadelphian) takes an in-depth look at the prophecy concerning Ancient Tyre as detailed in the Bible. He examines the historical and archaeological evidence and draws some remarkable conclusions. A must-see video for those who have doubts about the validity of the scripture of Truth.

    Further notes:

    The Prophecy of Cyrus by Eric Lyons, M.Min.
    Excerpt: One of the reasons we can know the Bible is from God is that it contains hundreds of prophecies about individuals, lands, and nations similar to the example above. One such prophecy was about a man named Cyrus and two nations: Babylon and the Medo-Persian Empire. Isaiah vividly described how God would destroy the powerful kingdom of Babylon, “the glory of kingdoms” (13:19). Writing as if it had already occurred (commonly known as the “prophetic perfect,” frequently employed in the Old Testament to stress the absolute certainty of fulfillment, i.e. Isaiah 53), Isaiah declared Babylon would fall (21:9). He then prophesied that Babylon would fall to the Medes and Persians (Isa.13; 21:1-10). Later, he proclaimed that the “golden city” (Babylon) would be conquered by a man named Cyrus (44:28; 45:1-7). This is a remarkable prophecy, especially since Cyrus was not born until almost 150 years after Isaiah penned these words.
    Not only did Isaiah predict that Cyrus would overthrow Babylon, but he also wrote that Cyrus, serving as Jehovah’s “anointed” and “shepherd,” would release the Jews from captivity and assist them in their return to Jerusalem for the purpose of rebuilding the temple. All of this was written almost 200 years before Cyrus conquered Babylon (539 B.C.). Amazing!
    In case you are wondering about the factuality of this story, secular history verifies that all of these events came true. There really was a man named Cyrus who ruled the Medo-Persian Empire. He did conquer Babylon. And just as Isaiah prophesied, he assisted the Jews in their return to Jerusalem and in the rebuilding of the temple.
    http://www.apologeticspress.or.....;topic=101

    Of all prophecies in the Bible, I think no other prophecy has had more of a dramatic, and inspirational, an impact than Isaiah 53 (I’ve heard testimony from Jewish people who converted to Christianity precisely because of Isaiah 53) .,,,, Especially after the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls had confirmed the historical accuracy of Isaiah 53 prior to the birth of Christianity. (some skeptics had tried to ague that Isaiah 53 had to have been written after the resurrection of Jesus)

    Analysis of The Mysterious Prophecy in Isaiah 53 – video
    https://vimeo.com/37517468?

    As to Messianic prophecies in general,

    The Case for Jesus the Messiah — Incredible Prophecies that Prove God Exists By Dr. John Ankerberg, Dr. John Weldon, and Dr. Walter Kaiser, Jr.
    Excerpt: But, of course, there are many more than eight prophecies. In another calculation Stoner used 48 prophecies (even though he could have used 456) and arrived at the extremely conservative estimate that the probability of 48 prophecies being fulfilled in one person is one in 10^157.
    How large is the number 10^157? 10^157 contains 157 zeros! Let us try to illustrate this number using electrons. Electrons are very small objects. They are smaller than atoms. It would take 2.5 times 10^15 of them, laid side by side, to make one inch. Even if we counted four electrons every second and counted day and night, it would still take us 19 million years just to count a line of electrons one inch long.
    But how many electrons would it take if we were dealing with 10^157 electrons? Imagine building a solid ball of electrons that would extend in all directions from the earth a length of 6 billion light years. The distance in miles of just one light year is 6.4 trillion miles. That would be a big ball! But not big enough to measure 10^157 electrons.
    In order to do that, you must take that big ball of electrons reaching the length of 6 billion light years long in all directions and multiply it by 6 x 10^28! How big is that? It’s the length of the space required to store trillions and trillions and trillions of the same gigantic balls and more. In fact, the space required to store all of these balls combined together would just start to “scratch the surface” of the number of electrons we would need to really accurately speak about 10^157.
    But assuming you have some idea of the number of electrons we are talking about, now imagine marking just one of those electrons in that huge number. Stir them all up. Then appoint one person to travel in a rocket for as long as he wants, anywhere he wants to go. Tell him to stop and segment a part of space, then take a high-powered microscope and find that one marked electron in that segment.
    What do you think his chances of being successful would be? It would be one in 10^157.
    Remember, this number represents the chance of only 48 prophecies coming true in one person (there are 456 total prophecies concerning Jesus).
    http://www.johnankerberg.org/A.....1103-3.pdf

    As well, let’s not forget the amazing fulfilled prophecy concerning Israel becoming a nation again;

    The Regathering of Israel
    Excerpt: The regathering of Israel is an often repeated prediction of the Bible, mentioned in a multitude of passages. The Jews were globally dispersed for 1,900 years, and yet, during that time they were able to retain their cultural and religious identity. In recent years, they were reestablished as a nation against all odds.,,,
    Let’s consider the predictions that the Bible makes in this regard. Below is a partial list of verses that predict the regathering of Israel. For more passages, see the endnote.[i]
    http://www.evidenceunseen.com/.....of-israel/

    Ezekiel prophecies fulfilled! Hear this powerful testimony!
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jes8mAvTvtE

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