Look at the amazing similarities between Jesus and Hercules!!

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Look at the amazing similarities between Jesus and Hercules!!

This is truly mind boggling and AMAZING! Every Christian must realize their god is a myth after reading this!

Note that Herculean myth resembles Jesus in many areas. The mortal and chaste Alcmene, the mother of Hercules, gave birth to him from a union with God (Zeus). Similar to Herod who wanted to kill Jesus, Hera wanted to kill Hercules. Like Jesus, Hercules traveled the earth as a mortal helping mankind and performed miraculous deeds. Similar to Jesus who died and rose to heaven, Hercules died, rose to Mt. Olympus and became a god. Hercules gives example of perhaps the most popular hero in Ancient Greece and Rome. They believed that he actually lived, told stories about him, worshiped him, and dedicated temples to him.

Likewise the "evidence" of Hercules closely parallels that of Jesus. We have historical people like Hesiod and Plato who mention Hercules in their writings. Similar to the way the gospels tell a narrative story of Jesus, so do we have the epic stories of Homer who depict the life of Hercules. Aesop tells stories and quotes the words of Hercules. Just as we have a brief mention of Jesus by Joesphus in his Antiquities, Joesphus also mentions Hercules (more times than Jesus), in the very same work (see: 1.15; 8.5.3; 10.11.1). Just as Tacitus mentions a Christus, so does he also mention Hercules many times in his Annals. And most importantly, just as we have no artifacts, writings or eyewitnesses about Hercules, we also have nothing about Jesus. All information about Hercules and Jesus comes from stories, beliefs, and hearsay. Should we then believe in a historical Hercules, simply because ancient historians mention him and that we have stories and beliefs about him? Of course not, and the same must apply to Jesus if we wish to hold any consistency to historicity.

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i think it's very likely

i think it's very likely there was a historical hercules.  same goes with odin, krishna, marduk, etc.  same goes with jesus.  would they resemble their myths?  most assuredly not.  but we can see from recorded history that humans tend to mythologize their leaders almost immediately.  examples: the twelve caesars, alexander, charlemagne, constantine, khosrau i, suleiman the magnificent, bonnie prince charlie, robert the bruce, william wallace, owain glendwr, the napoleons, cyrus the great, darius, cleopatra, nefertiti, akhenaten, frank ryan, pancho villa, emilio zapata, che guevara, the dowager empress, the dalai lama, mao zedong, lenin, stalin, tito, hitler, charles de gaulle, washington, lincoln, jefferson, franklin, francis marion, jackson, churchill, anastasia, eugene debs, john l. lewis, shankaracarya, nagarjuna, vasubandhu, gandhi, vivekananda, ramakrishna, pandit nehru, jinnah, khomeini, martin luther king, malcolm x, kennedy, FDR, hirohito, elizabeth i, victoria...i could easily give several hundred names.

"I have never felt comfortable around people who talk about their feelings for Jesus, or any other deity for that matter, because they are usually none too bright. . . . Or maybe 'stupid' is a better way of saying it; but I have never seen much point in getting heavy with either stupid people or Jesus freaks, just as long as they don't bother me. In a world as weird and cruel as this one we have made for ourselves, I figure anybody who can find peace and personal happiness without ripping off somebody else deserves to be left alone. They will not inherit the earth, but then neither will I. . . . And I have learned to live, as it were, with the idea that I will never find peace and happiness, either. But as long as I know there's a pretty good chance I can get my hands on either one of them every once in a while, I do the best I can between high spots."
--Hunter S. Thompson


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Maybe Jesus and Hercules

Maybe Jesus and Hercules were inspired by real people but there is no such thing as people flying into the air (resurrection) or walking on water or turning water into wine or instantly healing the sick, etc.  That is part of the mythology of the bible. Even if Jesus was real it's phsyically impossible for him to have done 99% of the things the bible claims so the Jesus of the bible is indeed a MYTH!

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