Re: The things one finds
|Carlos Thompson <carlos_thompson@...>
|Wednesday, July 28, 1999, 2:16
Tom Wier escribi=F3:
> At any rate, I was just expressing a feeling that it's too simple a vie=w
> any culture to see it as totally without foreign influence, which is th=e
> I've gotten from most of the descriptions I've read here (not that that='s
> or anything; just that I think it's a bit unrealistic).
I hope this is not the case with Hangkerim. Hangkerimians are full of
influences and they themselves have influnced many cultures. Even if a
_True Hangkerimian_ is usually a Native American (descendent of those who
inhabited America before Columbus), who speak Hangkerimce and follow the
Hangkerim cult, in the Hangkerim countries there are lots of
non-True-Hangkerimian, ranking from people who doesn't follow the religio=
who doesn't speak Hangkerimce as home language or who is form European,
African or Asian origin.
The language itself is descendent of the old Hembica language but is full=
influences from other languages, like Moscha, Kogila and others. Most of
those languages are stinct now but Moscha.
The Hangkerim religion is procelitist (is that the word?) much the way of
Christianity or Islam. There are Hangkerim followers in all the American
countries, Europe and Africa... and most of them are not Hangkerim
emigrants. But the way the Hangkerim religion has spread, Christianity h=
_invaded_ the Hangkerim territory. Even more, there are some parts that =
common in Christianity and Hangkerim and this has influenced both religio=
In the Vatican Second Council (1903-1912 AD) some Hangkerim believes wher=
adopted by the Catholic church. Many _True-Hangkerimians_ believe in Jes=
as a divinity, as the son of the One, but are not Christian.
-- Carlos Th