Theiling Online    Sitemap    Conlang Mailing List HQ   

Re: Dysfunctional Royalty (was: Re: Jewish names)

From:Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
Date:Wednesday, August 2, 2000, 23:38
On Tue, 1 Aug 2000 23:48:02 -0400 Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...> writes:
> Steg Belsky wrote: > > In other words, Adoniya rebelled against his father because 1. he > was a > > spoiled brat, 2. he was a hottie, and 3. he admired his bad big > brother? > > interesting....
> Well, the third is probably more that he feared that his elder > brother > would inherit the throne instead, since it was normal (altho by no > means > without exception) for the firstborn to inherit power over younger > brothers. Most likely, that was a simplification of a genuinely > complex > situation.
> AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor
- Absalom had tried to rebell against David a while beforehand....that's what i meant by Adoniya "admiring" him - following in his footsteps. -Stephen (Steg) "You will begin to touch heaven, Jonathan, in the moment that you touch perfect speed. And that isn't flying a thousand miles an hour, or a million, or flying at the speed of light. Because any number is a limit, and perfection doesn't have limits. Perfect speed, my son, is being there." ~ _jonathan livingston seagull_