You know Christianity is a mischigas. Woody Allen got some of it right in Annie Hall when he goes to visit her family.
Otherwise – Love. Give. Imagine being crucified, with all the blood, or your love not being understood – so you can hate those you tried to love, and making it to heaven so you can send everybody else to hell.
Judaism is a mischigas, not only in all the rules, and the general middle eastern, South Asian need to be pure or uncontaminated,
but in the choice of a God-forsaken strategically awful place for a homeland – God’s gift. Sufffer.
Everybody has walked through Israel for 6000 years. Israel origninally only managed a couple of Kings. Why couldn’t they have chosen, or God have chosen, Bhutan, or Switzerland. Someplace where people would leave you alone to do your thing.
No one will give you any other homeland. Then Give it up.
Well they tried that.
You can’t live with em and you can’t live without em.
Why do so many people want to put their head on the ground 5 times a day?
And use loudspeakers to wake everybody else up.
So Jews can see that everybody else is nuts. Is that a religion?
“In the name of the former and of the latter and of their holocaust. Allmen.”
Finnegans Wake by James Joyce 419.10