If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you. -- Oscar Wilde
And to think that was probably a committee decision...
But think of the possibilities: 14 signs in a path -- their own little Via Dolorosa!
After seeing that, I was immediately reminded of this quote from The Napoleon of Notting Hill (1904) by G.K. Chesterton:_____________________"I suppose," said Adam, turning on him with a fierce suddenness, "I suppose you fancy crucifixion was a serious affair?""Well, I..." began Auberon, "I admit I have generally thought it had its graver side.""Then you are wrong," said Wayne, with incredible violence. "Crucifixion is comic. It is exquisitely diverting. It was an absurd and obscene kind of impaling reserved for people who were made to be laughed at...for slaves and provincials...for dentists and small tradesmen, as you would say. I have seen the grotesque gallows-shape, which the little Roman gutter-boys scribbled on walls as a vulgar joke, blazing on the pinnacles of the temples of the world. And shall I turn back?"The King made no answer.Adam went on, his voice ringing in the roof."This laughter with which men tyrannize is not the great power you think it. Peter was crucified, and crucified head downwards. What could be funnier than the idea of a respectable old Apostle upside down? What could be more in the style of your modern humour? But what was the good of it? Upside down or right side up, Peter was Peter to mankind. Upside down he still hangs over Europe, and millions move and breathe only in the life of his church."
Should've been entitled "Hanging Around With Jesus"?
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