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  • ted.wrinch
    Mar 31, 2012
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      This is why I like etymology: its literal meaning is 'in front of the temple' and as such covers and makes sense of all those meaning.

      http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=profane&allowed_in_frame=0

      T.

      Ted Wrinch

      --- In anthroposophy_tomorrow@yahoogroups.com, "elfuncle" <elfuncle@...> wrote:
      >
      >
      > --- In anthroposophy_tomorrow@yahoogroups.com, "Frank Thomas Smith"
      > <fts.trasla@> wrote:
      > >
      > > --- In anthroposophy_tomorrow@yahoogroups.com, "elfuncle" elfuncle@
      > wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Thou art trading profane insults with the cheruby sugar children,
      > Frank,
      > >
      > > Profane? What century do you live in?
      >
      > Dictionary.com is pretty much up to date, and it says:
      >
      > pro·fane
      > adjective
      > 1. characterized by irreverence or contempt for God or sacred principles
      > or things; irreligious.
      > 2. not devoted to holy or religious purposes; unconsecrated; secular (
      > opposed to sacred).
      > 3. unholy; heathen; pagan: profane rites.
      > 4. not initiated into religious rites or mysteries, as persons.
      > 5. common or vulgar.
      >
      > That's why I call them Sugar Cherubs, because that's devoted to holy or
      > religious purposes and sacred (see definition 2).
      >
      > It's not enough to walk the walk, Frank, which I'm sure you do; you also
      > have to talk the talk, or rather type the type on the keyboard. Every
      > time you type something, you should ask yourself: Now which of these
      > keys would Jesus have pushed?
      >
      > Tarjei
      >
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