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
> > interesting....
> Well, the third is probably more that he feared that his elder
> would inherit the throne instead, since it was normal (altho by no
> without exception) for the firstborn to inherit power over younger
> brothers. Most likely, that was a simplification of a genuinely
> 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.
"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_