thread: 2006-08-31 : I think my expectations are screwed

On 2006-09-05, Brand Robins wrote:


Fair enough, as far as I know Moses didn't have any wacky group-sex that he participated in. I was mostly thinking about the issue where he married a foreign woman, but that was okay because she was a good foreign woman—where as the guys that married the bad foreign women were executed without a trial and their executioner's decendants were given eternal, unrevokable priesthood.

Then, of course, came the whole Cannaite slaughter. But that was Joshua, and we sing songs about how cool it was when he massacared Jericho.

But you're right that there is no kinky group sex that I know of. That'd wait a couple generations for the kings. (David, Solomon, etc.)

I was thinking, in general, less specifically of the kinky group sex and more of the "violating rules both of their time and of ours." When you look at a lot of religious figures straight in the face, without appology or faith to explain their actions, it isn't so pink a picture as we like to paint most of the time.


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