[LMB] Religion and one-up-manship

Harvey Fishman fishman at panix.com
Sat Jul 17 22:57:52 BST 2021



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From: "Matthew George" <matt.msg at gmail.com>
To: "Discussion of the works of Lois McMaster Bujold." 
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Sent: 7/17/2021 4:54:09 PM
Subject: Re: [LMB] Religion and one-up-manship

>On Fri, Jul 16, 2021 at 9:39 AM Harvey Fishman <fishman at panix.com> wrote:
>
>>  We already substitute a euphemism for the Name of the Lord, Adonai.
>
>
>No, 'Adonai'* means *"Lord" or "Lord of Hosts".  It's a title, not a name
>proper.  If it's to be considered a name, then "Lord" must be considered a
>name - and by your reasoning it must be adjusted, probably to L-rd.
>
>Ten seconds of Net searching is enough to demonstrate this.
>
>Matt G.
AAARRRGGG!!!!!!!!!!!!! It is a EUPHEMISM that we say in the place of the 
name of the Lord; NOT a name. Go look up euphemism in a 
dictionary!!!!!!!!

Harvey




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