thread: 2007-01-04 : Self-identification vs. Membership

On 2007-01-06, Brand Robins wrote:

In Delhi I had a Sikh holy man tell me that the sun (Lord Surya of the Hindus) was vastly over-rated. Plants, he explained, were the umbilical cord of the world, and we should owe reverence to them and their humble support of all life and their connecting roll between mineral and animal. The sun is all flash and glory, and is only suitable to be worshiped by warriors, tyrants, and priests seeking to enhance their own status.

I think he and Elliot could have a fascinating debate on the subject.


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