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But a week long, culminating on the 25th. It was the festival that, in the fourth century that Pope Liberius in 354 tied Christmas and Sol Invictus together as Saturnalia and Sol Invictus were already celebrated at that time.
Maybe the sun is Jesus, shinning his light upon us.

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Maybe the sun is Jesus, shinning his light upon us.
There are more religions that believe that than believe in the Christian beliefs; but fewer believers.

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There are more religions that believe that than believe in the Christian beliefs; but fewer believers.

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There is almost always more than one correct answer to any given question. Doesn't matter if it is prudent or not. It does matter if it looks good.
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What pagan holiday is on Dec 25th?
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Look up the origins of Easter......
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Maybe the sun is Jesus, shinning his light upon us.
That's it, why don't you pray to the sun? He might hear ya and will grant you a brain
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