SO MUCH TROUBLE IN THE WORLD

Tuesday, July 18, 2006

They did it all for the nookie

I have always been a big fan of Greek mythology, and the literary classics like Homer's Iliad and Odyssey. Many of the common themes found in our everyday lives can be found in the pages of these great works of literature.

In this time of great violence in the Middle East, I have been racking my brain in an effort to find a final solution. One idea I had was to follow the example set in one of Aristophanes’ theatrical comedies entitled “Lysistrata”.

In “Lysistrata” the beautiful women of the warring city-states of Greece agree to withhold sexual favors with their husbands until they agree to cease fighting.

Perhaps today’s modern day first women could take heart from this example and try to bring a halt to all this gratuitous violence.








That is definitely not going to work. Back to the drawing board.

Anyone else have any good ideas?

5 Comments:

Blogger grumpygirl said...

i had a whole "campaign" about this before the last election... it obviously didn't work.

9:34 PM  
Blogger Zohreh said...

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10:08 PM  
Blogger Zohreh said...

hmmm I don't have any idea but I'm sure yours wasn't good one either.

10:08 PM  
Blogger KleoPatra said...

Ick. Yuch. The first two photos are like... gross.

11:02 PM  
Blogger the fourth person said...

what about the greek myth where the wife shoves a dinner role into the mouth of the husband everytime he opens his mouth to speak at summits on Mt. Olympus. nope wait, i'm getting confused too... nevermind. nope i fold.

8:40 AM  

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