Perhaps, rather than roll around in the speculative translations and potential meaning/interpretation/mis application/deceit/incompetence, etc, instead analyse the historical context and evaluate the texts in question and how we got hoodwinked (parapolitics included) and apply an interdisciplinary approach. What's the point of dissecting the wrong cow while searching for the origin of the holy spark in humans? Christianity and Islam rest on the original Rocky being a true rendering of Bilboa's life and endeavour. If the Oscar winning character is a fake, how can we and why should we believe he knocked out Drago. Does Ivan exist outside of the contextual narrative?

The King James Bible has as much to with the Tanakh or the Christ as the quality and content of my comments do with Fyodor, our dear author. Pursuing it is a sure way not to move or even budge. Let alone travel without moving.

Surely, the Bible is a part of our living hell. Both Testaments and the Quran included. The trap might be all around us, but if we forgo the cheese, we might, just, be in the clear.

I like the cut of the aforementioned Carlo's jib. He might be onto something from the select passages.

PS You can always charge €30 a pop, for a monthly crackle. Set up a pot for the less fortunate.

"The whole work of man really seems to consist in nothing but proving to himself every minute that he is a man and not a piano-key!"

"But what can a decent man speak of with most pleasure? Answer: Of himself. Well, so I will talk about myself."

Couldn't decide which one, so I included only two.

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