COMMANDMENTS IN THE CLASSROOM?
The US House of Representatives voted by
248-180 on June 17th to allow the Ten Commandments to be
posted in schools and other government buildings.
The amendment, according to the Alabama Representative who
sponsored it, was a first step toward reinstilling the value
of human life in children influenced by violent culture.
"I understand that simply posting the Ten Commandments
will not instantly change the moral character of our
nation," he said. "However, it is an important
step to promote morality, and an end of children killing
Spiritually Incorrect News Services (SINS) has meantime
learned of a significant discovery at the base of Mount
Sanai. Archeologists believe they have found remnants of an
ancient diary written by one of the followers of Moses.
Scholars who have been piecing together fragments of the
diary have released an excerpt that sheds startling new
light on the legendary event of Moses' encounter with God.
The excerpt says:
A large crowd had been waiting quietly
at the foot of a mountain. Moses had been gone for hours.
Suddenly his white robe was seen fluttering in the breeze,
and now the lawgiver stood before his flock: "People of
Israel! I have been with the Lord for seven hours and I now
have some good news, and some bad news...."
"Speak, O Moses!" shouted the crowd.
"The good news," says Moses, "is that I have
managed to bring the number of commandments down to
The people cheered. Then they cried, "Moses, what is
the bad news?"
Moses sadly replied, "Adultery is still in." Osho
Story in Depth:
Ten Non-Commandments for
the 21st Century