Re: virus: Why religious?
Mon, 18 Nov 1996 17:55:53 -0600 (CST)

On Tue, 28 Aug 1956, David Leeper wrote:

> > As far as I know [in the serious mythos,
> > not Hollywood/American froth], the Devil
> > makes a point of staying as far away from
> > Hell as possible. [Something like: escaped
> > convicts don't really like walking into
> > prison!] His NT title is "Prince of the
> > Powers of the Air", NOT "Prince of the Powers
> > of Hell".
> ...and, accordng to "The Golden Bough", Jesus's
> his birthday was orginally Jan 20th! It was
> moved to Dec 25th in order to take over the
> celebrations of, drum roll please, Lucifer!,
> the Sun God.

H.P. Lovecraft reference!


Some research on the pages under

turned up fairly effective ultraliteralist reasoning that Jan 20th is a
plausible CONCEPTION date. [This isn't the author's conclusion; he wants
another month.]

The above site is flooded in Jewish tradition.

/ Towards the conversion of data into information....
/ Kenneth Boyd