Imagine I have, like, the Queen come over for dinner, and it’s considered a successful evening if she survives the first course.
Wheat & Weeds – So Far, So Good
Way to go, Islamic World! Showin’ the rest of us what you can do!
I read yesterday (Jim Geraghty perhaps?) that there’s a report going around Turkey that the Pope has come to Turkey on a martyr’s mission and wishes to die there. So they might not shoot him just to spite him!
Do you think The Holy Father knows this thought from “Moby Dick”? And if so, might he mention it to his hosts?
“I have no objection to any person’s religion, be it what it may, so long as that person does not kill or insult any other person, because that other person don’t believe it also. But when a man’s religion becomes really frantic; when it is a positive torment to him; and, in fine, makes this earth of ours an uncomfortable inn to lodge in; then I think it high time to take that individual aside and argue the point with him.”
I knew the Regensburg speech sounded familiar!
Huh, all this time he was just doing a book report?
In one word, Queequeg, said I, rather digressively; hell is an idea first born on an undigested apple-dumpling; and since then perpetuated through the hereditary dyspepsias nurtured by Ramadans.
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