You never see someone saying that a feminine deity represents the masculine as well. We have been indoctrinated with male supremacy.
We are associative animals. No one in the semitic umbrella ever gives due acknowledgment to mother God...ones say "Mother Nature" but sight nature as being controlled by God. So it just falls right in line with mother being controlled by father.
as above so below
Societal attitudes towards women are a direct function of our God-image acceptance.
wrath and vengeance and spookiness are masculine functions. we were never 'punished' for spitting up on our mothers or biting on her nipple too hard or boobooing in our diapers or wetting the bed.
I was NEVER refused nourishment by my mother (like the punitive famine stories) for being a bad boy. I was never threatened with drowning (like the flood stories) by my mother for not doing my chores or killing that bird with a BB gun
Religious closed-mindedness is the last castle of babylon.
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