Bible scholars have long wondered how old Isaac was when his father
Abraham took him up to the mountain top to offer him as a sacrifice.
Through careful study of the story as related in the Old Testament,
based on the following facts:
Issac was old enough to understand the ritual of sacrifice,
Issac was old enough to carry wood for the fire to the top of the
Issac was old enough to notice that they were not bringing an animal
for the sacrifice.
Therefore Issac's age, at this time, was greater than 8 years old.
Scholars also conclude that he was younger than 12 years old as
supported by the following fact:
If Issac had been older than twelve, he would have been a
teenager and it would not have been a sacrifice.
Eleven people were clinging precariously to a wildly swinging rope suspended from a crumbling outcropping on Mount Everest. Ten were blonde, one was a brunette.
As a group, they decided that one of the party should let go. Otherwise, the rope would break and everyone would perish.
For an agonizing few moments no one volunteered.
Finally, the brunette gave a truly touching speech, saying she would sacrifice herself to save the lives of the others.
The ten blondes applauded...
Once a cruise ship carrying people from all the nations was going on a
"round the world" tour when it got grounded. The ship became slow and
finally came to a grinding halt.
The Captain of the ship called an emergency meeting and told the
passengers,"Friends, we are in trouble. The Gods are angry with us. We
need to give a sacrifice and I need three people to sacrifice their
lives so that the rest of us can be saved."
All of them moved towards the front deck whereas Japanese came forward
and shouted "Long live Japan" and jumped into the sea.
Then an Israeli Jew stepped forward and said "Hallelujah" and dived into
After that no one came forward for few seconds while people stared at
each other and suddenly out of nowhere a Sardarji came forward near the
railing and chanted,
"Jo bole-so-nihal, sat sri akaal,
waheGuruji da khalsa, wahe guruji di fateh,
Jai maa Kali, Jai more...
Once a cruise ship carrying people from all the nations was going on a 'round the world' tour when it got grounded. The ship became slow and finally came to a grinding halt.
The Captain of the ship called an emergency meeting and told the passengers, 'Friends, we are in trouble. The Gods are angry with us. We need to give a sacrifice and I need Three people to sacrifice their lives so that rest of us can be saved.'
All of them moved towards the Deck where a Japanese came forward and shouted, 'Long live Japan,' and jumped into the Sea. Then an Israeli Jew stepped forward and said, 'Hallelujah' and dived into the sea. After that no one came forward for few seconds while people stared at each other.
Suddenly out of nowhere a Sardarji came forward near the railing and chanted, 'Jo bole-so-nihal, sat sri akaal, wahe Guruji da khalsa, wahe guruji di fateh, Jai maa Kali, Jai maa Durga, Jai Hanuman, Jai Sri Ram, Jai siva-sankar, Jai baba nanak di, Jai jawan jai kissan,' and more...
Some key definitions to help decode Clinton`s speeches. More will be added as the President`s meaning becomes clear. Remember, do not attach meaning to words, it`s symbolism that is important.
All - Clinton`s constituency. as: We ALL must make sacrifices to restore America`s economic health.
Ask - Clintoneze for legislate. i. e. asking: legislating.
Campaign promise - actually, this is a misspelling. It really is champagne promise.
Change - (verb) redefinition of the term "tax cut" to its true meaning, "contribution". (noun) That portion of your income that will now be heading to Washington, As: The change we are asking for is necessary if we are to restore America`s (and, uh, Washington`s) economy to number one in the world.
Contribution - that portion of your "excess" income that Washington believes it can make better use of than you. This `90s term is designed to make you feel good while Uncle Sam more...