An anti-Semitic Jew I know, rather than seeing the Passover ceremony as the celebration of freedom, justice, and morality, derides the whole ceremony as the unconscionable and immoral celebration of the genocide of the Egyptian people. What troubles him so much is the fact that, after each plague, when Pharaoh seems about to soften and let the Jews go, God hardens Pharaoh’s heart, leading to the necessity of yet another plague, culminating in the death of the first born. But there’s a much more profound purpose behind the ten plagues.
Cross-posted from Bookworm Room I struggled for a few minutes to find a clever title for this post that would convey the volume of information I’m about to download from my brain, but realized I couldn’t. A laundry list description will just have to do. You see, last night, I had the pleasure of attending [...]
Cross-posted from Bookworm Room I was talking with my lib friend yesterday (the same one who said Tuesday’s vote would inaugurate fascism in America), when he opined that Boehner had said something incredibly stupid. “What?” I asked. “He said something along the lines of ‘the American people want us to lower spending and create more [...]
Cross-posted from Bookworm Room As Jonah Goldberg pointed out in Liberal Fascism, socialists, as part of their ongoing effort to perfect mankind, are obsessed with food intake. The Nazis were especially focused on purifying the Aryan body. Now, I’m not likening the San Francisco Board of Stupidvisors to the Nazis — God forbid! — but I [...]