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In many European countries, a feast has formed around slaughtering a pig.
In Germanypigs are known as a symbol for good luck. Marzipan pigs are a popular confectionery, especially as a gift on New Year's Eve.
Superstitious sailors consider pigs to be unlucky because they have cloven hooves like the Devil and are terrified of water. Fishermen once regarded pigs as harbingers of bad luck: This even extended to a prohibition of the word "pig" on board a vessel.
This is why the animals were referred to, across North East England, as "gissies". In religion In ancient Egyptpigs were associated with Setthe rival to the sun god Horus. When Set fell into disfavor with the Egyptians, swineherds were forbidden to enter temples.
According to Herodotusswineherds were a kind of separate sect or caste, which only married among themselves. Egyptians regarded pigs as unworthy sacrifices to their gods other than the Moon and Dionysusto whom pigs were offered on the day of the full Moon.
Herodotus states that, though he knew the reason why Egyptians abominated swine at their other feasts but they sacrificed them at this one; however, it was to him "not a seemly one for me to tell".
Initiates at the Eleusinian Mysteries began by sacrificing a pig. Pig were also sacrificed to Aphrodite. The ancient Romans practiced a sacrifice called the suovetauriliain which a pig, a ram, and a bull were sacrificed, as one of the most solemn acts of the Roman religion. In Buddhism the deity Marici is often depicted riding in a carriage hauled by several pigs.
The Celts had a god of swine called Moccuswho under Roman occupation was identified with Mercury. In Celtic mythologya cauldron overflowing with cooked pork was one of the attributes of The Dagda. In the Chinese zodiacthe Pig is one of the year cycle of animals.
Believers in Chinese astrology associate each animal with certain personality traits see: In Christianity the book of Mark, in an event referred to as the exorcism of the Gerasene demoniac Jesus casts the demons Legion demon possessing a swine herder from Gerasene; into of the swine herders pigs.
In Hinduism the god Vishnu took the form of a four-armed humanoid with the head of a boar named Varaha in order to save the Earth from a demon who had dragged it to the bottom of the sea. In Islam the eating of pork is also sinful see Haraam.
The Qur'an prohibits the consumption of pork in no less than 4 different places. It is prohibited in 2: The dietary laws of Judaism Kashrut forbid, among other kinds of meat, the eating of pork in any form, considering the pig to be an unclean animal as food see taboo food and drink.
Pork is as forbidden as the meat of any other unclean animal, but probably due to extensive use of pork in modern days, abhorrence of pork is far stronger and emotional in traditional Jewish culture than that of other forbidden foods. Many Ancient Jews also held the prohibition on pigs above other taboos.
In De Specialibus Legibus, Philo of Alexandriaa first-century Jewish writer, relates that pigs were lazy scavengers, the embodiment of vice. Philo also argued that since pigs will eat the flesh of human corpses, that men should abstain from eating them so as not to be contaminated.
His shining fur is said to fill the sky, trees, and sea with light. Among Seventh-day Adventists and some other denominations[ who? Most Christians believe that the eating of pork is not prohibited, according to the teachings of the New Testament.
In CatholicismEastern Orthodoxyand other, older Christian groups, pigs are associated with Saint Anthony the Greatwho is known as the patron saint of swineherds.Kristi Neace is an accomplished Author, Speaker and Artist. She is also Founder of a nation-wide, non-profit ministry called Badge of Hope.
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But I don't think the term "Pigs" for "cops" would have remained so popular if the police hadn't embraced it. For instance, there is an annual charity football game played by State of Washington police forces, and it is called the Bacon Bowl.
Police in New Jersey have officially crossed the [thin blue] line and literally attempted to confiscate guns from an army veteran without a warrant.
But it didn't go as planned, because Leonard Cottrell Jr. refused to comply with the orders of the cops. Why are Cops called Pigs? Cops are an integral part of our society. They help maintain the peace and order making sure that everyone follows the rules.
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