A Passing Thought…


  1. Joseph Hutchison
    Joseph Hutchison April 25, 2012 at 2:56 pm .

    Filthy rich indeed! As Eduardo Galeano points out in <i>Mirrors</i>, in an entry called &quot;Cursed Water&quot;:<br /><br />Though filth incubated disease, water had a bad reputation in Christian Europe. Except in baptism, bathing was avoided because it felt good and invited sin. In the tribunals of the Holy Inquisition, frequent bathing was proof of Mohammedan heresy. When Christianity was

  2. Ed Baker
    Ed Baker April 24, 2012 at 11:22 pm .

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  3. vazambam (Vassilis Zambaras)
    vazambam (Vassilis Zambaras) April 24, 2012 at 5:49 pm .

    Entertaining to see you take off your Mitts and sock the filthy rich–atta boy!

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