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Monks and celibasy

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by imported_Europe, Nov 21, 2002.

  1. A new young monk arrives at the monastery. He is assigned to help the
    other monks in copying the old canons and laws of the church by hand. He notices, however, that all of the monks are copying from copies, not
    from the original manuscript. So, the new monk goes to the abbot to
    question
    this, pointing out that if someone made even a small error in the first
    copy, it would never be picked up. In fact, that error would be continued
    in all of the subsequent copies. The Abbot says, "We have been copying
    from the copies for centuries, but you make a good point, my son".

    So, he goes down into the dark caves underneath the monastery where the original manuscript is held in a locked vault that hasn't been opened
    for hundreds of years. Hours go by and nobody sees the old abbot.

    Eventually the young monk gets worried and goes downstairs to look for
    him. He sees him banging his head against the wall. His forehead is all
    bloody and bruised and he is crying uncontrollably. The young monk asks the old abbot, "What's wrong, father?" In a choking voice, the old abbot replies,
    "The word is CELEBRATE, not CELIBATE!"
     
  2. When

    When 12oz Loyalist

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  3. loudhardfast

    loudhardfast Member

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  4. sneak

    sneak Guest

    can u imagine not having sex out of your own choice?
     
  5. dahighlifdhl

    dahighlifdhl Senior Member

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    i actually found that funny
     
  6. socrates

    socrates Guest

    That was actually pretty funny
     
  7. FlamingHobo

    FlamingHobo Guest

    definitely funny....poor monks.
     
  8. podrido

    podrido Veteran Member

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    ^ i'm gettin close son
     
  9. dELiSs

    dELiSs Elite Member

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    my friend had to become a monk when his dad died. I think it was a monk..not sure. ANywho he had to shave his head and eyebrows. word.... oh the joke was funny yes.
     
  10. vinyl junkie

    vinyl junkie Elite Member

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    i fucking love that jokke...
     
  11. willy.wonka

    willy.wonka Guest

    hahahaha..thats a good one.
    glad to have checked it out.
     
  12. Just Like Me

    Just Like Me Guest

  13. Jesus of Nazareth

    Jesus of Nazareth Senior Member

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