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Re: Lance goes slumming.

"Tom Kunich" <cyclintom@yahoo. com> wrote in message
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> <bjw@mambo.ucolick.org> wrote in message
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>> why I made the original "longhaired liberal" joke.

>
> I would have thought that you'd have known that Christ undoubtedly wore
> his hair short as was the custom in those days. There was a religious
> group of asthets that were called "Nasarines" or some such who wore their
> hair long and somehow because Jesus was born in Nasareth he was mistakenly
> portrayed with long hair by artists 800 years after his death.
>
>> There is currently a tendency among people who ought
>> to know better to replace Kumbaya Jesus with
>> 3-Star General Jesus. This is also a mistake.

>
> I see you haven't read the Bible either.


Umm, Jesus was born in Bethlehem and lived in Nazareth for most of his
youth.
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Re: Lance goes slumming.

On Nov 10, 11:47 am, Fred Fredburger
<FredFredbur...@WhereAreTheNachos.huh> wrote:
> Bill C wrote:
> > On Nov 9, 1:16 am, Fred Fredburger
> > <FredFredbur...@WhereAreTheNachos.huh> wrote:
> >> Bill C wrote:
> >>> Gee, ya mean life isn't simple for rational beings?
> >> Rational is one thing. But it's unfashionable. Extreme positions are in
> >> vogue this year. Much simpler, better sound bites.

>
> >>> That's why I laugh at Kyle's "Lets all love each other, hold hands,
> >>> and sing Kumbaya." Great philosphy, wonderful goal, not really
> >>> workable at any forseeable point in the near future given the nature
> >>> of humans.
> >> Do you really see an end to homosexuality, abortion, adultry, etc? Why
> >> is Republican Jesus easier to believe in than Kumbaya Jesus?

>
> >> Some choose to worry about the violence and suffering in the world and
> >> go for Kumbaya Jesus; others decide to worry about faggots and abortion.
> >> Why is one point of view any more laughable than the other?

>
> > They aren't. Both are ridiculous. The last thing the world needs is
> > more excuses to abuse people, unfortunately religion has been used/
> > misused that way forever.

>
> > For a good read:
> >http://tinyurl.com/249w64

>
> > The Bad Popes (Sutton History Classics) (Paperback)
> > by Russell Chamberlin (Author)

>
> Maybe I'll pick that up this morning when I go to Borders. My education
> in this is sorely lacking, mostly consisting of a few paragraphs from a
> Kurt Vonnegut novel.- Hide quoted text -
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Vonnegut was definitely more fun than parochial school and growing up
Catholic.
Bill C
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