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andersemil's Avatar Jump to comment 7 by andersemil

Thanks, Layla, for the translation. The videos are a schizophrenic experience if you don't have a balance knob on your speakers! I'll stick to your transcriptions.

When Moses came down from the mountain with the Ten Commandments, did people say, ‘Hmm, thou shalt not kill. All right, we thought it was a good idea!”

Rather, they seem to have thought: "Nonsense! Surely, he must have meant thou shalt not kill unless thou see it fit". Sadly, however potent god may be, he was unable to intervene and sort out the misunderstanding, and so people suffered under the hands of his followers for thousands of years.

Sat, 11 Jul 2009 23:57:00 UTC | #378006