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on “Track #140: I’m Only Happy When It Rains
3 Comments on “Track #140: I’m Only Happy When It Rains
  1. No, and I don’t remember finding my dad passed out naked and drunk. Though I AM pretty sure I would have laughed! Welcome to the Withers, Missy!

  2. The whole Ham story smacks of an origin story designed to explain why a certain group of people (let’s call them “them”) is not as awesome as, say, “us”

    From what little irresponsible googling I did, it sounds like it gave the intended audience a way to rationalize away the sad plight of the Canaanites (hey, they’re supposed to be slaves!) I’m sure the Canaanites of the time saw through this BS. But they weren’t consulted…

    For more fun, Islamist tradition states the son Isaac tried to sacrifice was Ishmael. Now that’s an interesting story…
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ishmael_in_Islam#The_sacrifice

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