Posted by Vita on August 21, 2000 at 17:09:06:
In Reply to: Re: PAX PAPERS! AUGUST! COME! NOwwwwwwwwwwwww!!! posted by Bill R on August 21, 2000 at 16:53:57:
: : : : ring ring ring ring!
: : : : RING RING RING!
: : : : ringalalinga ling!
: : : : RING RING RIN RAINGLAINGA RINNGGGGGLIIINGNGNGNGNGNGNGN!!!!
: : : : COME ONE, COME ALL!
: : : : dROP YOUR HURONS, SWEETIES, SINS, ALL BY TH WAYSIDE!
: : : : come to the TOWNE SQUARRE!!
: : : : aFTER A long long hiatus
: : : : AFTER A LONG AWOL
: : : : AFTER A LOOOOOOOOONGGGG CINDERELLA LIBERTY!!!!
: : : : our writer, EDITOR
: : : : OF THE PAX PAPERS
: : : : mME TGAT QUEENIE LAINIE
: : : : IS baaaAAAAAAAAAAAACK!
: : : : indeed the PAX PAPERS ARE THE
: : : : PREMIER READING PAPERS IN LOTMLAND!!!!!
: : : : come one, come all!!!
: : : : RINGALINGLALIIIIINNNGGGGG!!!!1
: : : : cLINGALINLIGNARINGLIANAGLINENringlalingalink!!!
: : : : Breathless TowneCrier
: : : : Man, if the TowneCouncil still refuses to give me a raise, and a lantern and new satin duds
: : : : I dunno what else I may dooooooo!!!!
: : : Fellow Lotm'ers,
: : : Being a scribe myself, as well as a journalist, editor, erstwhile book-critic and editor... I must tell you that the current issue (August, 2000) of THE PAX PAPERS, the Premier Reading Papers of LOTMland, just crossed my desk for review, and herewith I shall post my review:
: : : GOOD STUFF.
: : : REALLY REALLY GOOD STUFF.
: : : Pertinent. Eminently readable. Timely.
: : : GOOD STUFF.
: : : Enjoy reading it, thinking about, and DEBATING IT in our usual, zesty LOTMLand Board fashion.
: : : Warm regards,
: : : Vita
: : : \\\
: : : : IS
: : "An EXCERPT FROM PAX PAPERS, BY ELAINE FEDERICI:
: : ....This brings us back to the real point of truth, the pertinent question of this article. No, the question is not 'What is truth?' but 'Who cares?' Indeed, indeed ... who cares? This is the real meat of the matter.
: : "Where you have a man, there you have a potential liar."
: : So said Aristotle. He'll have no argument from me, either....."
: : Message from Vita and our Ye Olde TowneCrier:
: : Let's show LOTMers care... there is much to debate in this issue of The Pax Papers!
: : Cordially yours,
: : The Publicant
: Okay. Read it. Provocative, thought provoking, and thoroughly worth debating. However, not by me. I'm still trying to get over the thinly veiled reference to "shopping around" for a suitable religion, and am still trying to live down (in my mind at least) the borderline intolerant comments I made about one religion in particular. However, I whole heartedly encourage those of less volatility than I to read, think, and debate.
: Bill R
No, no, do not skirt the issue. Really. Hey, I am what many would call a Pagan (or a Lady Dervishe, or what have you) myself. Not atheist, mind you, but Pagan and several other terms. The difference is that atheists do not believe in God, Pagans (and Sufist, or Mevlana followers,or Alewites, meaning those who come under many different terms/descriptions/classifications while still adhering to the One Supreme God belief) do, and Pagans are wronged many times over when they are classified under Satan worshippers.
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I am not here to discuss Paganism, right now, I just threw that in as a metaphor. Though while we are on the subject of God, or Allah, or Dio or Yahweh, I would love to argue that God is
Roll up your sleeves, dust off your already-spic span polished keyboard, and join the debate!!!
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