Thursday, 25 December 2008

What an idea!

I find something irresistibly comic about the Archbishop of Canterbury, in his Christmas sermon, telling people that they shouldn't expect magical solutions to their problems.


Merkin said...

An absolute classic.
Well worth a blog article and frequent reminders.

Happy Holidays to you and yours, by the way.

zola a social thing said...

Dangerous territory here me old Anti Magi.
The magical is not, surely, the religious is it ?

It is comical that when I sign in to this, via the word verification SYSTEM I must sign in as SUCKA.

How awful can you be to poor Zola on Xmas?

anticant said...

Religion is magic dressed in grown-up clothes. Keith Thomas had some interesting things to say about that.

Sorry about the rude word verification - but if you post here, you must be!

Bodwyn Wook said...

I wouldn't worry about it, when this ecclesiatical character gets far enough along with his Sufi studies he'll figure it all out too, I reckon. Up to a point meanwhile, well Hell, it is just plain /impossible/ to avoid saying what we call over here in Eagle Lake, MN, "asshole things!"

Meanwhile, my Lord Canterbury, "how's YER bishoPRIC?"