[lit-ideas] Re: Monty Python Upstaged by Reality

  • From: David Ritchie <ritchierd@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2004 16:54:00 -0700

on 7/1/04 4:47 PM, Andy Amago at aamago@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

 Or it could be that sheep in an agrarian society are as valuable
> as cars are here.  It does seem weird that they would have to smuggle them.
They are evading an import tax, five percent of value on all goods except
charitable donations.  BTW, small fact about Iranian sheep, learned when I
was in that part of the world: shepherds in Iran *lead* their sheep.  Read
all biblical references to shepherds and sheep with this in mind.

David Ritchie
Portland, Oregon

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