sometimes I think I'm past even caring about this nonsense until the periodic wake-up call
this Saturday I will be expected to hang out (politely!) with a person who, because it's Saturday, will not partake in exchange of money, car-based transit, or use of electricity - because god
look at this shit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Activities ... on_Shabbat
god is threatening DEATH; this is what is being considered here - if you do work you will die ... just like everyone else ever dies ? FUCKAnd the LORD spoke unto Moses, saying: 'Verily ye shall keep My sabbaths, for it is a sign between Me and you throughout your generations, that ye may know that I am the LORD who sanctify you. Ye shall keep the sabbath therefore, for it is holy unto you; every one that profaneth it shall surely be put to death; for whosoever doeth any work therein, that soul shall be cut off from among his people. Six days shall work be done; but on the seventh day is a sabbath of solemn rest, holy to the LORD; whosoever doeth any work in the sabbath day, he shall surely be put to death. Wherefore the children of Israel shall keep the sabbath, to observe the sabbath throughout their generations, for a perpetual covenant. It is a sign between Me and the children of Israel for ever; for in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, and on the seventh day He ceased from work and rested.'
totally cool to farm out your work to a goy, though: