Letters From the Earth: Letter 6

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Letters From the Earth: Letter 6
One the third day it was discovered that a fly had been left behind. Noah had to turn around to fetch it.
 
 

This fly was no ordinary fly but was the fly required to preserve typhoid fever.

"It is most difficult to understand the disposition of the Bible God, it is such a confusion of contradictions; of watery instabilities and iron firmness; of goody-goody abstract morals made out of words, and concreted hell-born ones made out of acts; of fleeting kindness repented of in permanent malignities.
However, when after much puzzling you get at the key to his disposition, you do at last arrive at a sort of understanding of it. With a most quaint and juvenile and astonishing frankness he has furnished that key himself. It is jealousy!"

 

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