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Phespirit goes to Vatican City
The Holy See     February/March 2002


Map of Vatican City

1 The Holy See

Phespirit perused the shelves of the Vatican bookshop looking for souvenirs of the Holy See. After much deliberation he came away with suitably boring selections: a history of all the popes, and the preachy travelogue of the current incumbent.

The best title in stock, however: "Quantum Mechanics - Scientific Perspectives on Divine Action, Volume 5"
Surely such scientific investigation has already been done:

"I refuse to prove that I exist," says God, "for proof denies faith, and without faith I am nothing." "But," says Man, "the Babel fish is a dead giveaway isn't it? It could not have evolved by chance. It proves you exist, and so therefore, by your own argument, you don't. QED." "Oh dear," says God, "I hadn't thought of that," and promptly vanishes in a puff of logic. "Oh, that was easy," says Man, and for an encore goes on to prove that black is white and gets himself killed on the next zebra crossing.

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