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The Sentimental Shoggoth

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5 thoughts on “The Sentimental Shoggoth

  1. (…) MTV premonition 1980’s ..”video killed the radio star”. In my opinion a misconception; nobody killed a radio star….
    By the way ,terrible points that expressed in the best way,The Sentimental Shoggoth.

  2. Mikey says:

    I know Shoggoths aren’t Jewish things because I just googled them and found out what they are, but nonetheless here’s a Jewish question: Why don’t Jews want everyone who’s not a Jew to be Jewish? Or at least know about Jewishness. With most good things that people know about, their goodness impels you to share them.

  3. Well the socio-historical answer is that Jews were a minority religion, so as to avoid persecution and conversion the rabbis decided to stop proselytizing. In the Roman empire Jews proselytized quite a bit and successfully. The medieval rabbis were happy if everybody followed the so-called Noahide code — belief in God and some basic ethics. From my point of view though just because I like my own face doesn’t mean I want everybody on Earth to have the same face.

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