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Former BUFF driver; self-styled military historian; paid (a lot) to write about beating plowshares into swords; NOT Foamy the Squirrel, contrary to all appearances. Wesleyan Jihadi Name: Sibling Railgun of Reasoned Discourse

Wednesday, May 18, 2005

You Can't Be Sidious, Part II--The Episcopalians Strike Back!

Okay, so he's got his own blog, but what price this?

I never knew the National Cathedral had a Darth Vader gargoyle. I guess it was put up long after I haunted the place (back in the 70s it was a favorite place for me to go while skipping school in NW DC).

Perhaps he can add his potent midichlorians to the worship below. Perhaps his presence is intended to convey the Episcopalian acceptance of everything: "hey, we're New Age, too!" Perhaps he's intended to ward off invaders from space (in line with a gargoyle's original purpose): "Yo--dis Vader's crib; we outta here!" Perhaps, though, his presence (not well known, after all) is more darkly conservative and sinister: "I find your lack of faith disturbing...."


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