Monday, September 13, 2010

Iconoclasts v. Iconophiles.

In a late score, the Iconoclasts remain locked in a tie score with the Iconophiles.

Byzantine iconophiles, or image-lovers, believed that the icons were holy, and not solely devotional objects. Iconoclasm, or destruction of images, was the most significant issue affecting Byzantium between 717 and 787. Today, we no longer find images in Xtianity. You could not buy one if you wanted to.

Don't forget Our Virgin of the Grilled Cheese.

Sunday, September 12, 2010

A Declining Celebration of Stupidity.

“Stupidity is infinitely more fascinating that intelligence,” Mr. Chabrol once observed. “Intelligence has its limits while stupidity has none. To observe a profoundly stupid individual can be very enriching, and that’s why we should never feel contempt for them.”