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Old 07-02-2019, 11:57 AM   #95
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Originally Posted by carlore View Post
religious people fast and stop eating for a while, because doing so brings them closer to God, some also believe the body is like a temple, so it makes sense to keep this clean, by fasting and eating better
cleaner body = happier spirit
purification was also a stage in the process of resurrection

for example abstaining from eating meat

The process required the ingestion of powerful libations that would likely cause the body to purge. For this reason it might have been prefereable to fast prior to the process as that would also produce a more powerful effect
when the people in power want you dead, just existing is a revolutionary act
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