Wednesday, 14 July 2010

The Ongoing Blast of the Trumpet

From his vantage point in the city centre, arch misogynist and Protestant reformer John Knox continues to look down upon us; presuming to tell us what to do, and what we may or may not think.
...who can denie but it repugneth to nature, that the blind shal be appointed to leade and conduct such as do see? That the weake, the sicke, and impotent persones shall norishe and kepe the hole and strong, and finallie, that the foolishe, madde and phrenetike shal gouerne the discrete, and giue counsel to such as be sober of mind? And such be al women, compared vnto man in bearing of authoritie. For their sight in ciuile regiment, is but blindnes: their strength, weaknes: their counsel, foolishenes: and judgement, phrenesie, if it be rightlie considered.

(With thanks to Ryan Woolies for the i.d.)

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