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Nov 14, 1996 04:17 PM
by Bee Brown

>Hi all,
A little humour I thought you all might like. There are some things that
never changes :-)
>Subject: How it came about...
>In the beginning God created heaven and the earth.
>Quickly he was faced with a class action suit for failure to file an
>environmental impact statement.  He was granted a temporary permit
>for the project, but was stymied with the Cease and Desist order for
>the earthly part.  Appearing at the hearing, God was asked why he
>began his earthly project in the first place.  He replied that he
>just liked to be creative.
>Then God said, "Let there be light." Officials immediately demanded
>to know how the light would be made.  Would there be strip mining?
>What about thermal pollution?  God explained that the light would
>come from a huge ball of fire.  God was granted provisional
>permission to make light....assuming that no smoke would result from
>the ball of fire, that he would obtain a building permit,
>and (to conserve energy) would have the light out half the time.
>God agreed and said he would call the light "Day" and the darkness
>"Night".  Officials replied that they were not interested in
>God said, "Let the earth bring forth green herb and such as many
>seed."  The EPA agreed so long as native seed was used.  Then God
>said, "Let waters bring forth creeping creatures having life; and the
>fowl that may fly over the earth."  Officials pointed out this would
>require approval from the Department of Game coordinated with the
>Heavenly Wildlife Federation and the Audubongelic Society.
>Everything was OK unitl God said he wanted to complete the project in
>six days.  Officials informed him it would take at least 200 days to
>review the applications and the environmental impact statement.
>After that there would be a public hearing.  Then there would be
>10-12 months before......
>At this point God created Hell.
Bee Brown
Member Theosophy NZ, TI.

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