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Re: Heathens' corner

Post by Witness » Sat Jul 27, 2019 9:26 pm

asthmatic camel wrote:
Sat Jul 27, 2019 2:11 pm
service in Latin
Reminded me of another Brassens song:



Translation:
Tempest In A Stoup

Tempest in a stoup
The supreme Pontiff with
The bishops, the archbishops,
Are making a hell of a mess.

They don't know what they're missing,
All of these damn bigots,
Without latin, without latin,
The mass bothers us.
At the liturgic feast,
No more great fanfare, suddenly,
Without latin, without latin,
No more magic mystery.
The rite that bewitch's us
Turns out to be trivial then,
Without latin, without latin,
And the faithful doesn't give a darn.
Oh most Holy Mary mother of 1
God, say to these fucking
Monks that they're hassling us
Without latin.

I'm not the only one, damnit!
Since these rules are applied
Who goes to the Sunday
Service only when it rains.

They don't know what they're missing,
All of these damn bigots,
Without latin, without latin,
The mass bothers us.
By waiving the Occult,
They'll have to give up
(Without latin, without latin)
The contribution to parish costs.
At the spring season,
Swiss, beadle, sacristan,
Without latin, without latin,
Will cut church 2
Oh most Holy Mary mother of
God, say to these fucking
Monks that they're hassling us
Without latin.

These birds 3 are crazy,
These crows who saw, trim, slice
The safe and good old branch
Of the cross on which they are perched.

They don't know what they're missing,
All of these damn bigots,
Without latin, without latin,
The mass bothers us.
The wine of the holy chalice
Goes down the drain 4,
Without latin, without latin
And its virtues are weakening.
In Lourdes, Sète 5 or Parma,
Just as in Quimper-Corentin,
The presbytery without latin
Has lost its charms.
Oh most Holy Mary mother of
God, say to these fucking
Monks that they're hassling us
Without latin.

Chorus :
They don't know what they're missing,
All of these damn bigots,
Without latin, without latin,
The mass bothers us.
The wine of the holy chalice
Goes down the drain,
Without latin, without latin
And its virtues are weakening.
In Lourdes, Sète or Parma,
Just as in Quimper-Corentin,
The presbytery without latin
Has lost its charms.
Oh most Holy Mary mother of
God, say to these fucking
Monks that they're hassling us
Without latin.


1.
Here Brassens makes an elision of the second "e" of "mère" and insists on the "e" of "de", so this way "Marie mère de" (Mary, mother of) sounds exactly like "Marie, merde" (Mary, shit). I thought it was important to show the mischief of this singer.
2.
This is difficult to translate : in France, to say "to play hooky, to play truant, to cut class", we have this funny expression : "faire l'école buissonnière", litterally "to go to the school of bushes". Here, Brassens plays with the expression (like he often does) : "faire l'église buissonnière" would mean "to go to the church of bushes"
3.
In France "drôle d'oiseau" (strange bird), or even just "oiseau" is a common stylistic device meaning "weirdo, funny-looking guy"; in addition, the mitre of the bishops looks like a bill and makes them look like giant weird birds, and I think Brassens noticed that.
4.
"Partir/Se changer en eau de boudin" (To go away/to change in pudding water)=to vanish or to turn out badly. In French it's funny because the wine in the chalice is supposed to be the blood of the Christ, and pudding is made with pork blood too.
5.
Brassens is born in Sète, a city in the south of France
https://lyricstranslate.com/en/temp%C3% ... stoup.html

I'll add that "Le presbytère n'a rien perdu de son charme, ni le jardin de son éclat." is a famous quote from Gaston Leroux, recycled here by Brassens.

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Re: Heathens' corner

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Re: Heathens' corner

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Re: Heathens' corner

Post by asthmatic camel » Mon Jul 29, 2019 4:43 pm

This Be The Verse

By Philip Larkin

They fuck you up, your mum and dad.
They may not mean to, but they do.
They fill you with the faults they had
And add some extra, just for you.

But they were fucked up in their turn
By fools in old-style hats and coats,
Who half the time were soppy-stern
And half at one another’s throats.

Man hands on misery to man.
It deepens like a coastal shelf.
Get out as early as you can,
And don’t have any kids yourself.
Shit happens. The older you get, the more often shit happens. So you have to try not to give a shit even when you do. Because, if you give too many shits, you've created your own shit creek and there's no way out other than swimming through the shit. Oh, and fuck.

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Re: Heathens' corner

Post by asthmatic camel » Mon Jul 29, 2019 6:03 pm

Thought you'd appreciate that, Abdul. :)
Shit happens. The older you get, the more often shit happens. So you have to try not to give a shit even when you do. Because, if you give too many shits, you've created your own shit creek and there's no way out other than swimming through the shit. Oh, and fuck.

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Re: Heathens' corner

Post by asthmatic camel » Mon Jul 29, 2019 6:21 pm

Shit happens. The older you get, the more often shit happens. So you have to try not to give a shit even when you do. Because, if you give too many shits, you've created your own shit creek and there's no way out other than swimming through the shit. Oh, and fuck.

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Re: Heathens' corner

Post by asthmatic camel » Mon Jul 29, 2019 6:57 pm

Heh. Got yourself a gun or a knife? Fucking good luck if you don't want either inserted up your hiney hole. I'm fast
Shit happens. The older you get, the more often shit happens. So you have to try not to give a shit even when you do. Because, if you give too many shits, you've created your own shit creek and there's no way out other than swimming through the shit. Oh, and fuck.

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Re: Heathens' corner

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Re: Heathens' corner

Post by ed » Mon Jul 29, 2019 11:44 pm

asthmatic camel wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 6:57 pm
Heh. Got yourself a gun or a knife? Fucking good luck if you don't want either inserted up your hiney hole. I'm fast
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Re: Heathens' corner

Post by asthmatic camel » Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:20 am

ed wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 11:44 pm
asthmatic camel wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 6:57 pm
Heh. Got yourself a gun or a knife? Fucking good luck if you don't want either inserted up your hiney hole. I'm fast
:D
Just wait until I creep up behind you in my gimp suit...

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Linky.

:lol:
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Re: Heathens' corner

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:41 am

Joshua Harris, a former pastor who wrote relationship book, says his marriage is over and he is no longer Christian (CNN)

Synposis:
Guy I never heard of (but who is supposedly a big deal) publicly repudiates Christianity, especially the sexual prohibitions.

Analysis:
Not just this CNN story, the big alleged mainstreamers are touting it big time. It is clearly part of the narrative du jour.
I'm guessing this presages more publicity as he will evangelize his new position, which will include voluble denunciation of Trump.
Coming out in ... 3 ... 2 ... 1... :wink:

Questions to the crowd:
1) Anybody here ever even heard of this guy before?
2) Was he really that big a deal in Evangelical circles?

And if he's reading this:
Welcome aboard the Heathen train, buddy. :BigGrin3:
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Re: Heathens' corner

Post by Witness » Wed Jul 31, 2019 1:35 am

↑ Another celebrity (?) has also lost his faith, but the other way round:
Famed Yale computer science professor quits believing Darwin’s theories

‘The origin of species is exactly what Darwin cannot explain’

David Gelernter, a famed Yale University professor, has publicly renounced his belief in Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution, calling it a “beautiful idea” that has been effectively disproven.

Gelernter, who is known for predicting the World Wide Web and has developed many complex computing tools over the years, is today a professor of computer science at Yale, chief scientist at Mirror Worlds Technologies, member of the National Council of the Arts, and a prolific author.

In May, the Claremont Review of Books published a column by Gelernter headlined “Giving Up Darwin.” In it, he explained how his readings and discussions of Darwinian evolution and its competing theories, namely intelligent design, have convinced him Darwin had it wrong.

In particular, he cited Stephen Meyer’s 2013 book Darwin’s Doubt as well as The Deniable Darwin by David Berlinski. The professor expanded on his views in an interview with Stanford University’s Hoover Institution that was published last week.

Gelernter stops short of fully embracing intelligent design, both in his essay and during his interview. He said in his interview he sees intelligence in Earth’s design, and has no quarrel with ID proponents, but notes the world a mess, its suffering far outweighs its goodness.
https://www.thecollegefix.com/famed-yal ... -theories/ More to it, you'll have to read the rest. Video at the link.

Synopsis (as Abdul would say): he doesn't understand the theory of evolution and is irked by what he perceives as "Darwinism as a religion".

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Re: Heathens' corner

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Aug 01, 2019 4:37 pm

Clarification from the Missouri Synod Lutherans.

Background for Euro-Heathens:
The largest Lutheran denomination in the USA is the Evangelical Lutheran Church of American.
They are sooper-dooper LIBBERUL and these days that means as gay as the day is long.

The Missouri Synod Lutherans are the largest non-Sodomite Lutheran denomination in the USA.
Historically, there was no split with the Evangelical Lutherans just different waves of German immigration in the 1800's.
However when the Evangelical Lutherans turned Sodomite, there was a wave of defections.
There was an earlier wave of defections when the Evangelical Lutherans allowed girl cooties in the pulpit.

However, there was one important issue where the Missouri Synod Lutherans were maybe kind of wishy washy. But no more.

Lutheran Church Missouri Synod affirms creation in six days
Creation Ministries International
Often, news coming out of various denominations can be grim. It seems every month there is a new announcement about a traditionally conservative group accepting gay marriage or other liberal ideologies. However, recently there was very good news coming from the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS). The Christian Post reports, “At the 67th Regular Convention of the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod on Tuesday [23 July 2019], the theologically conservative denomination adopted Resolution 5-09A, titled ‘To Confess the Biblical Six-Day Creation.’”

The official LCMS newspaper comments, “Few, if any, Christians dispute God’s creating act. Many Christians, however, struggle with the age of the earth.” This makes the resolution taking a stand on this issue all the more important, as many people have questions about the age of the earth.

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Re: Heathens' corner

Post by Witness » Thu Aug 01, 2019 7:07 pm

The Missouri Synod Lutherans bravely sacrificed themselves to The Dumbth so their Sodomite Brethrens™ could freely wallow in Darwin's filth.

Admirable!

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Re: Heathens' corner

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Aug 02, 2019 4:58 pm

Medical study proves validity of speaking in tongues
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-rel ... 8638/posts

It doesn't of course. Or even claim to.

Link is to the comment thread over by Free Republic.

Not all agree with the interpretation in the subject line.
Or Demon Possession? One would be wrong to automatically assume that altered brain activity is a sign of angel involvement or God.
Also the occasional rational person.
I suppose this would be akin to finding a hidden gear in your auto’s transmission that was “inter dimensional Nirvana”. Somehow, I just can’t see it. YMMV.
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Re: Heathens' corner

Post by ed » Fri Aug 02, 2019 7:16 pm

asthmatic camel wrote:
Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:20 am


Just wait until I creep up behind you in my gimp suit...

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:lol:
That is not a "gimp Suit" that is a Gay leather Fetishist Suit", as you well know.
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Re: Heathens' corner

Post by sparks » Fri Aug 02, 2019 7:22 pm

The Supernatural is necessary so that most folks can occasionally look inward and imagine a much better place as contrasted with their real lives involving a 300 pound wife and 2.6 kids who are all living at home with the youngest being 42 and none of them know to this day how to close a refrigerator door or turn off a light. Let's not even start in on the grandkids, Bubba, Yuseff, and Angeliqatoid, all of whom where brought about by chance encounters with ordinary household appliances and hand tools as wielded by the fucktard neighbor just 7 miles down the road who will live lots longer than you or I because he's still able to walk that distance at age 98.

My Gawd but I love People.

I say we kill them all now and start again. Do I hear a second?
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Re: Heathens' corner

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Aug 02, 2019 7:26 pm

Shows how little I know.

Had to google "gimp suit".

Turns out it is a leather fetishist suit.

From Amazon.
https://www.amazon.com/FeiGu-Black-Leat ... B06XRH61VD

BTW ed, why did you capitalize "fetishist"?

Do you consider it an identity as well as a diagnosis?
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Re: Heathens' corner

Post by Witness » Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:12 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Fri Aug 02, 2019 7:26 pm
BTW ed, why did you capitalize "fetishist"?

Do you consider it an identity as well as a diagnosis?
ed is extremely respectful of all religions! :P



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