Monday, February 15, 2010
One Of These Names Is Not Like The Others
In a scene set in the far future in Ken MacLeod's novel The Sky Road, a character starts running through a list of "names of the One and names of prophets" in a moment of superstitious fear. The names he goes through include Allah, Buddha, Christ....and Quine.
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"Allah" does not fit, because that one is not a man.
Fair enough. I guess I should have mentioned that "Yahweh" was also listed off in the passage.
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