The Potterverse

minnow at belfry.org.uk minnow at belfry.org.uk
Sat Feb 21 18:43:32 EST 2004


Melissa suggested:

>On Sat, 21 Feb 2004 12:21:06 -0700, Robyn Starkey wrote:
>
>>
>>> >Here in good old redneck Alberta they still are. Apparently, the Alberta
>>> >government declared today that the pentagram is a symbol of the devil, and
>>> >may not appear on any government website or publication. I'm moving to BC.
>>>
>>>Somebody really ought to force them to read *Sir Gawain and the Green
>>>Knight*, with emphasis on the second fitt, where the Christian significance
>>>of the 'pentangel' is explained quite carefully.
>>
>>This assumes they can read.
>>
>Maybe it could be read to them.  Slowly.  With careful explanation of all
>the really hard words.

Like "truth" and "faithful" and "good" and "pure" and "virtue" (to
translate, reluctantly, from the splendid original).

I get the feeling this might not work.

Minnow


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