[LMB] Five Gods and global seasons

Sylvia McIvers sylviamcivers at gmail.com
Tue Jun 27 21:32:16 BST 2017

On Tue, Jun 27, 2017 at 4:25 PM, Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:

> If the White God gets the instants of noon, midnight, dawn, and sunset,
> that divides the day into four sections.

> Which Gods get which periods would depend on what associations day and
> night have in a culture - is the Sun 'male' or 'female', for example?

sun strong light and constant = male
moon soft light and ever changing = female

> What
> periods of the day are people active in, and in what ways?  (Desert
> cultures that don't exert themselves while the sun is up and consider a
> 'day' to begin at sundown are a thing in reality.)

Don't work much when the (male) sun is in the sky, work a lot closer to
(female) moon's dominant times.   Oh, don't lets look for any metaphors
about women's work!

Sylvia, running away fast

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