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Re: Comparison of philosophical languages

From:Bryan Maloney <> <slimehoo@...>
Date:Thursday, January 23, 2003, 1:04
--- In, James Landau <Neurotico@A...> wrote:
> In a message dated 1/21/2003 2:15:21 PM Pacific Standard Time, > andrew@M... writes: > > > > > Christianity = ybonate = "noun wet religious organization" > > > > ME> Doesn't sound too flattering. Neither does the name > > ME> of their "wet religious publication". > > > > I mean baptism. "ubi Christianity" is difficult to > > pronounce for many non-English speakers. > > So the "wet" in Christianity is referring to baptism? You had me
fooled. I
> interpreted it as referring to the fish (that wet animal) that
symbolizes the
> religion. The Jesus fish on bumper stickers and decals, the story
about the
> miracle wherein Jesus fed hundreds with only fish, the years A.D. 1
to 2000 Actually, the "fish" in this case is an acronym. "Iesos Christos, Theou Yios, Soter." Jesus Christ, Son of God, Savior.
> as the "Age of Pisces" in which Christianity dominates (as opposed
to the
> Jewish age of Aries before), etc. > > But it's baptism. Hmmmm.