In The Desert Of Seth

By G. B. Marian

embracing blasphemy

Some very excellent points by Sekhtet concerning a new film about the Egyptian Gods that’s probably going to piss some people off.

Sekhtet

Periodically there are arguablycreative works that appear in the world that feature my gods. Ninety percent of the time they are nothing like my experience of those gods. The remaining ten percent ranges from “meh” to “right on!” This means I was faced with a choice fairly early on as a noob to Kemetic religion: perpetual rage or perpetual shoulder shrugging at the 90%. I chose the latter.

There’s a new movie coming out that is, unsurprisingly, not historically accurate. Or mythologically accurate. And so the offense starts bubbling around. Again. I think it’s fair to point out that when the movies are fun, no one is ever that offended, but if they’re dull or incomprehensible it’s time to stoke the moral outrage.

Our gods give not one fuck about a movie or all the movies. They really don’t. Or porn featuring a certain goddess. Or caricatures involving cats…

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