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Question for members of organized religions: In a future year, there are one thousand of your co-religionists on Mars. How would they be organized?

Date: 2013-08-22 17:51 (UTC)
onyxlynx: Spike of purple-flecked white flowers. Taken I know not where. (Bell-shaped flower stalk)
From: [personal profile] onyxlynx
It would depend on 1) which religion and 2) how many schisms from which issues.

old proverb among us

Date: 2013-08-23 01:55 (UTC)
thnidu: Seven-branched Temple menorah, symbolic of all Judaism, not the 9-branched Chanukah menorah. (menorah)
From: [personal profile] thnidu
Two Jews, three opinions.

Fooey, I meant this as a reply to the post, not [personal profile] onyxlynx's comment.

But as long as I'm replying to them, Onyxlynx, did you deliberately choose that ID as a funny-sounding, -looking, and -feeling tongue-twister?
Edited Date: 2013-08-23 01:58 (UTC)

Re: old proverb among us

Date: 2013-08-23 04:44 (UTC)
onyxlynx: The words "Onyx" and "Lynx" with x superimposed (Default)
From: [personal profile] onyxlynx
Not exactly (although I knew it was funny-looking); but as it turns out, there are several Onyxlynxes in the world, and apparently we've all sort of stumbled on the handle. If I'd Googled it first, I would have picked something else.

Re: old proverb among us

Date: 2013-08-23 05:07 (UTC)
thnidu: my familiar. "Beanie Baby" -type dragon, red with white wings (Default)
From: [personal profile] thnidu

Ah. Thanks. Mine's the short form of the name of a mage character I worked up for D&D many years ago. It's just a bit outside the edge of English word structure: think of "fnord" (if you can :-).