Re: [mythsoc] Digest Number 473
- firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:Message:
>Where did you find these??
> Tuesday night we ran taste tests on the Every Flavor Jelly Beans. Since this
> involved cutting each one we tasted into four bits so all could have a go, I
> was really impressed by the amount of realistic flavor (on nearly every type)
> Jelly Belly has packed into tiny compass. I bet it was a coveted assignment
> to run R&D on this project!
> We had buttered toast, toasted marshmallow, black pepper, various fruits (the
> watermelon has a green coat and a red inside!), and did find a Booger Flavor
> one and it did taste like boogers (salt, mostly, and the inside of your
> nose). But far more revolting than that was the Sardine flavor. That is a
> horrid jolt in something sweet!
>One should not underestimate the amount of hate that is brewing in academia. :-(
> "We'll probably never see an annotated "The Lion, the Witch and the
> Wardrobe" because the Christian elements in Lewis' work repel interesting
> critics and scholars -- some of whom are still embarrassed about how much
> they liked his books as kids. (Lewis scholarship exists, but it's a
> hagiographic wasteland roamed by worshipful, third-rate Christian
> academics who see his work as something close to divine revelation.)
> Former fans often (mistakenly) dismiss his children's books as simple
> religious allegories, and the well-earned reputation that Christians have
> for smug proselytizing has tarnished much of Lewis' writing by