All Blog Posts Tagged 'names' (4)

Accidental gospel study

For the last couple days I've been working on writing a comedic parody of the life of the character Jesus. I won't tell you my storyline yet, but rest assured it's a laugh to write and hopefully it will be to read when done. An interesting consequence though of this project is that it's giving me the closest look I've had at the gospels since I was a kid and I'm noticing things I never did before.

 

The first observation--I'll put more later--is the frequent recurrence of…

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Added by mistercliff on May 23, 2011 at 9:27pm — 2 Comments

I Need Help

Long story short, I'm starting up a Commedia dell 'Arte troupe and I need help with a name (and especially translating it into Italian!)



Here's the thing though, I don't want the name to specifically use the term Commedia because that may not be ALL we perform. While that will be what we start out with, we may also do some shortened Shakespeare plays along the lines of the Reduced Shakespeare Company in the future.



Some thoughts… Continue

Added by Jas Brimstone on June 13, 2010 at 10:24pm — No Comments

Heathen - pejorative or nomenclature?

Like every other group of people with common interests at heart over the ages, we, too, have our own label - "atheists". Whether one likes it or not, we just have the need to label everything. But, labels eventually spawn counterparts - slurs, insults, slang, name(calling). Ours, though not directed at atheists in particular, would be "heathen".



heathen, noun -

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: an unconverted member of… Continue

Added by Ari MacIsaac on March 26, 2010 at 4:04pm — 4 Comments

Neat New Labels

This post was imported from Livejournal on 2008.07.18



We all love labels. Who doesn't? It's a way to tell someone a lot of information about a person without having to explain a lot. This can get us into a lot of trouble when labels are ambiguous or in transitional states. For example, atheism/theism/agnosticism. The zeitgeist right now seems to be the following:

-Atheists actively believe there are no gods.

-Agnostics aren't sure if there are any gods, but are open… Continue

Added by Jim Craft on September 26, 2007 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

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