Me: So my new Y has these silly names for the exercise rooms: Responsibility, Respect, blah blah blah.
My friend: Maybe they’re trying to emphasize stuff for kids.
Me: Then why not go to core Christian principles? It is the Young Men’s Christian Association, after all.
MF: What if people get offended?
Me: So what? No one is making them join. What about this: The “Thou shalt not murder” room.
MF: But some people might have a problem with a Christian message.
Me: Well, technically, the Ten Commandments are Jewish. But really – what group would have a problem with not murdering?
The end of the line
11 months ago