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Maybe Catholicism Isn`t All That Boring [Pic]

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Maybe Catholicism Isn`t All That Boring [Pic]. Sure, this little Catholic gadget is cool, but imagine what you can do with a Star of David.
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Hits: 36837 | Favorites: 7 | Emailed: 3 | Rating: 2.6 | Category: Misc. | Date: 02/10/2010
 
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adaedwar
Male, 18-29, Southern US
 192 Posts
Thursday, February 11, 2010 11:53:01 PM
That wiping thing isn't just Medieval. Third-world nations, especially the Arab ones, still do this. It`s why they`re highly insulted if you offer your left hand to shake.

mangamonkey
Male, 18-29, Europe
 124 Posts
Thursday, February 11, 2010 4:05:14 AM
hah holy hand, thats crap. There is actualy a historical reason behind people treating their left and right hands differently though

In medieval times the left hand was the one people used to wipe their asses, so they used their right hand for everything else

If i was going to slap somebody and they turned their head forcing me to use my super special awesome golden hand....i'd just kick them instead


k10josumm
Male, 18-29, Western US
 432 Posts
Thursday, February 11, 2010 1:47:03 AM
i have NEVER heard that you're right hand is your holy hand. that must be only for certain denominations

Baalthazaq
Male, 18-29, Asia
 4753 Posts
Thursday, February 11, 2010 12:11:29 AM
Incidentally "Turn the other cheek" is a lot more loaded than people think.

Most people think it means "If someone slaps you, turn away".

It goes further though, technically meaning "If someone slaps you or tries to slap you (on your right cheek) let them slap your left".

The reason for this is that someone wouldn't slap you with their right hand, because it is the holy hand. They`d only slap you with their left.

Thus by showing them your other cheek, you are forcing them to use their "Holy" hand, and you force them to think about what they are doing.

Basically "Go ahead, if you think this is the right thing to do, slap me with your holy hand".

Most religious Jews at the time wouldn`t.

It`s basically a free lesson in morality you`re handing out, not just a "don`t fight back".


greenspark82
Female, 18-29, Southern US
 366 Posts
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 9:41:05 PM
I like the crucifix your a** in the main post but somebody's jew-jitsu is so freakin` cool too I just can`t take sides oh` well either way I am waiting for JESUS

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