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We definitely need an "Articles for Fun:namespace" template. (Editor at) CP:no intelligence allowed 07:03, 3 July 2008 (EDT)

Not that it is particularly fun, in my humble sense of humour. (Editor at) CP:no intelligence allowed 07:04, 3 July 2008 (EDT)
Maybe I was a bit harsh. I'll edit the entry to make it less inflammatory. Daecon 07:06, 3 July 2008 (EDT)
I know that none of the trinity is female, but the Virgin Mary scores quite high.--Bobbing up 07:10, 3 July 2008 (EDT)
I expect that's more by necessity than anything else, seeing as men can't have babies. Good thing she was a virgin and therefore pure. Daecon 07:17, 3 July 2008 (EDT)
Yes, my favourite Mary doctrine is the catholic one of the perpetual virginity of Mary. According to this she was not only a virgin before she conceived, but continued to be one after giving birth.--Bobbing up 07:26, 3 July 2008 (EDT)
When I was still going to Church, there was this huge blowup over this issue.... The pastor gave a sermon about how Mary was a virgin before giving birth to Jesus, but after, she and Joseph had normal martial relations. He said "Do you think they would have stayed together if they weren't" this really pissed off some of the old people and it became this insane fight between different sectors of the church. SirChuckBObama/Biden? 2012 07:30, 3 July 2008 (EDT)

An illogical concept[edit]

Maybe they're like The Borg. Daecon 07:39, 3 July 2008 (EDT)

holy spirit male?[edit]

I know that this is said with tongue firmly within cheek, but is athere actually any reference to the holy spirit being male? I was brought up in an uber religious catholic household and I was always taught that the holy spirit was an essence, a non tangible ethereal,.... well ... spirit. Thus incapable of having a sex and the very idea of it even having a gender is nonsensical.

I admit it is funny to note the gender bias in christianity, but I wouldn't want to have false and misleading ideas presented here.--Damo2353 21:09, 3 July 2008 (EDT)

No, we wouldn't want that...
Sorry, don't mind me. The Spirit is indeed usually considered entirely genderless for the reasons you mention. This is reflected in language, too. In Latin, it is called spiritus (masc.), but in Greek, it is pneuma (neutr.), and in Hebrew ruach, which I'm pretty sure is feminine. However, there are a few theologians who interpret it as a more feminine aspect, mostly because of its attribute as "Lifegiver". --AKjeldsenCum dissensie 09:19, 4 July 2008 (EDT)
How about if "due to the express implication that even the Holy Spirit is masculine" was changed to "due to the express implication that even the Holy Spirit is not feminine". Daecon 09:26, 4 July 2008 (EDT)
But where is this express implication? <blink></blink> <blink></blink> 09:33, 4 July 2008 (EDT)
Can you even have an express implication? That sounds like an oxymoron. --AKjeldsenCum dissensie 09:42, 4 July 2008 (EDT)
It's that whole "if you're not with us you're against us" mentality that lends itself quite well to deriding neutrality as having an "opposite-to-us" bias. As seen in Wikipedia. Daecon 10:01, 4 July 2008 (EDT)
Now I'm confused. --AKjeldsenCum dissensie 10:35, 4 July 2008 (EDT)
Thank God! I thought I was the only one!
Ahem. Daecon, is it me or are you... arguing against your own edits just there? <blink></blink> <blink></blink> 10:52, 4 July 2008 (EDT)
That would be a blockable offense. (Editor at) CP:no intelligence allowed 10:54, 4 July 2008 (EDT)
In Soviet Russia, offenses block you! --AKjeldsenCum dissensie 10:58, 4 July 2008 (EDT)
Ah, yeah. I got confused was trying to be ironic. Daecon 11:07, 4 July 2008 (EDT)

Maybe the Holy spirit has an imaginary gender? Or a multiple gender comprised of three equal parts?--Bobbing up 11:14, 4 July 2008 (EDT)

I'm with Bobbing for Apples on this one, um, except I suspect neither of us care... really... ħumanUser talk:Human 02:41, 6 July 2008 (EDT)

Edit[edit]

I changed the part about humans and cells as I thought the jellyfish example would be better, as well as being an excuse to link to evolution. It would appear that evolution is everywhere. Daecon 02:29, 6 July 2008 (EDT)

Nice - but are jellyfish trinities??? ħumanUser talk:Human 02:51, 6 July 2008 (EDT)
Um... It depends how many pieces you chop them into before cooking them? Daecon 07:31, 8 July 2008 (EDT)