77. JESUS

I have been told to read the New Testament, it's different.

 

OK... here's what I learned from the New Testament.

 

 

Jesus, in fact, was typical of a certain kind of fanatical young idealist: at one moment holding forth, with tears in his eyes, about the need for universal love; at the next furiously denouncing the morons, crooks and bigots who do not see eye to eye with him, It is a very natural and human behavior, not what one would expect from one who says "turn the other cheek". Many great men of history (for example, Socrates) have met criticism with more dignity and restraint