Wednesday, May 18, 2005

Scriptures

Scriptures, n. The sacred books of our holy religion, as distinguished from the false and profane writings on which all other faiths are based.

2005 Update: Divine narrative from which objective truths are inferred and universal ones extrapolated.

11 comments:

Anonymous said...

any body of knowledge based on solid evidence, such as dreams, eclipses, etc.

Deek Deekster said...

romantic poetry

karma said...

and i thought it was what they made movies from

Sreekesh Menon said...

sculptured beliefs on papyrus

sA said...

Excelent post! Oh, and 100% correct to boot!

Jane King said...

Awesome post!

Sunil Natraj said...

What we are supposed to adhere to bu choose to interpret them so that thwy adhere to us.

Sunil Natraj said...

Doug, I left you a link. By the way long time no see.
Regards,
Sunil.

Doug said...

Gee whiz, see what happens when I try to do work for a day?

Anonymous and Deek, I didn't say that they're not true!
Funny, Karma ;)
Sreekesh, that's deep.
SA and Jane, thanks!
Sunil, true and I can't believe you didn't see me lurking. I hate to offer an opinion on something I'm ignorant about so I didn't comment on your recent Indian politics blogs. I'm having enough trouble with ours.

GABRIEL C. ZOLMAN said...

Scriptures, n. Vague generational mythologies and geneologies of nomadic desert tribes, preserved on aeons-old parchment, allegedly useful for making far-reaching personal decisions, when consulted in 15th Century English.

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Doug said...

This is a test...