Re: Guaranteed income (was capitalist religion)

From: J Corbally (
Date: Tue Jul 24 2001 - 16:54:41 MDT

>Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2001 09:30:13 EDT
>Subject: Re: Guaranteed income (was capitalist religion)
>In a message dated 7/23/2001 3:35:06 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
> writes:
><< I did that when I could, but kept getting caught. The Christian Brothers
>liked to snap the edge of a wooden rule down on your fingers. I'm surprised
>that I can enjoy a book any longer without banging my hands painfully every
>15 minutes or so. >>
>If your teachers were such fascist assholes, no wonder you jumped ship to
>atheism, who wouldn't? Perhaps the good brothers required a two by four
>slammed between their holy legs, at least that would have prevented them from
>tupping each other later.

Interesting to see that the Christian Brothers were "plying their trade"
Down Under with the same kind of enthusiasm they did here. You have my

There's many a scarred and battered former pupil here to tell the
tale. Funny thing is, many of them are still devout followers.

An excellent example of how _not_ to mix religious orders with the State.

"If you can't take a little bloody nose, maybe you ought to go back home and
crawl under your bed. It's not safe out here. It's wondrous, with treasures
to satiate desires both subtle and gross. But it's not for the timid."
-Q, Star Trek:TNG episode 'Q Who'

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