Teaching Dark Lord
pandinac at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au
Sun May 19 19:54:09 EDT 2002
On Thu, 16 May 2002, Michelle Thomas wrote:
> In response to thoughts about snakes and their associations with
> evil in Judeo-Christian traditions, the good people of the Old
> Testament were desert dwelling pastoral nomads who not unnaturally
> saw snakes as a threat and a danger to themselves and their
> animals. But they were also wary of shellfish...
Well, if the only shellfish available had been ported through the
desert on camelback for who-knows-how-many days, and refrigerators
hadn't been invented yet, *I'd* be wary of shellfish too. :)
"Hold fast to the one noble thing."
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