Tuesday, 22 May 2007

The 10 Comapments

Today is Shavuot, which marks the giving of the 10 commandments to Moses (photo) and his homies.

To celebrate this occasion there we will be cheesecake for morning tea. Why cheesecake?

And to demonstrate that Shavout is not just about artery hardening goodies I have constructed a comparison chart of the original 10 commandments and a respected modern interpretation.

The Ten CommandmentsThe Ten Comapments
Given toMosesDan
ByGodSome dude
OnStone tabletsA slightly soiled napkin
WhereAtop Mt SinaiOutside a small cafe in Carlton
1I am the Lord your God who brought you out of slavery in Egypt.I am RationaleTM your mapping tool who freed you from the bonds of confusion.
2You shall have no other gods but me.You shall have no other mapping software but me*.
3You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God.You shall not omit the little TM symbol.
4You shall remember and keep the Sabbath day holy.You shall have a nice break between mapping exercises.
5Honor your father and mother.Pay your subscription / buy the upgrades.
6You shall not murder.You shall not own a Mac.
7You shall not commit adultery.You shall follow the Holding Hands rule, but that's all!
8You shall not steal.You shall use many sources, and give references.
9You shall not bear false witness against thy neighbour.You shall not construct defamatory example maps about your colleagues.
10You shall not covet.You shall not ask for too many new features at once.

*And bCisive.

1 comment:

ctwardy said...

Thanks Dan, those were fun.