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Nitpyck's the name and nitpicking's the game. I believe in simple declarative sentences making simple declarations.

_____ Certain people definitely shouldn't wear certain swimsuits to the beach --- we all agree on this point. It's the only concept that unites us as a nation. Tim Dorsey.

___________________ Omnes deorsum turtures

Edward R. Dewey: "I believe the future is completely knowable - but not, of course, by human beings."

Montaigne: "Don't bother to prepare for your death because, when the time comes, you will know how to do it well enough."

Donald B. Redford: "We should be wise to reject the application of the adjective of "Biblical" to "history" or "archeology". The only meaning I can understand in such a use is allomorphic for an adjectival genitive: Biblical archeology signifies the the recovery and analysis of papyri and manuscripts of the Biblical books; and Bibilical history the history of the work itself from its initial appearance in post-Exilic times. _______

"The Rosicrucians were everywhere, aided by the fact that they didn't exist." Umberto Ecco Foulcault's Pendulum p200 _________________________________ WM - Irony make the Baby Jesus cry.

______________________ Frustra fit per plura quod potest fieri per pauciora

____________ I regard monotheism as the greatest disaster ever to befall the human race. I see no good in Judaism, Christianity, or Islam - good people yes but any religion based on a single ... well, frenzied and virulent god, is not as useful to the human race as, say, Confucianism... Gore Vidal 1988

James Schuyler

And when I thought,/ “Our love might end”/ the sun / went right on shining

The iconography of Horus either influenced or was appropriated in early Christian art. Isis and the baby Horus, Madonna and Child; Horus dominating the beasts, Christ Pantokrater; Horus spearing a serpent, St George and the dragon. ________ There seem to be a number of legends about the First Council of Nicaea (325AD) in circulation on the internet, presented as fact. Some people seem to think that the council, which was the first council of all the Bishops of the Christian Church, either invented the New Testament, or edited it to remove references to reincarnation (or whatever) or burned large numbers of heretical works, or whatever. These are in error. This page documents the problem and provides links to all the ancient source material in order to allow everyone to check the truth for themselves.

I’m not claiming it’s aesthetically or sociologically valid to remake a French movie that already feels like a reheated Hollywood throwback, by the way. I’m saying it’s a cruel reality, like Dutch elm disease or Adam Sandler, and there’s no way to stop it.