2008-11-12

Seven "Commandments"


The Supreme Court hears the case Pleasant Grove City v. Summum beginning 12 Nov 2008 that tests whether a less popular religious organization can erect a monument in a public space. The "religious organization" in this case is Summum. While some may question the permanence or legitimacy of this particular organization, or whether it represents a suitable plaintiff in the Supreme Court case, even more revealing is the organization's "Seven Aphorisms."

The Summum site provides somewhat more explanation, and there is an available ebook, but the Seven Aphorisms encompas
  • Psychokinesis
  • Correspondence
  • Nibration
  • Opposition
  • Rhythm
  • Cause and Effect
  • Gender

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