Thursday, July 16, 2009

Day 3: $35,000 for blasphemy?

Ouch! $35,000 for blasphemy? My last trip to Merriam Webster brought me to this question: Isn't it blasphemy if you consider gods to be real or sacred?

This would be a good motivator for me to leave the country. On occasion, due to my upbringing, I use metaphors to express my emotion that some people would deem inappropriate or insensitive. Yes, I have exclaimed "holy cow" on several occasions. I did not mean any disrespect to my Hindu friends. It's just an expression that I use and it means something totally different to me than to them.
If I do visit Ireland, I should be careful what metaphors I use aloud to describe the beauty of the country. I would not want to go home broke.

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