[ExI] wooohooo! this is our hell mary bill

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Thu Oct 8 00:29:59 UTC 2015



From: extropy-chat [mailto:extropy-chat-bounces at lists.extropy.org] On Behalf Of Adrian Tymes
Sent: Wednesday, October 07, 2015 2:41 PM
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Subject: Re: [ExI] wooohooo! this is our hell mary bill


On Oct 7, 2015 1:57 PM, "Mike Dougherty" <msd001 at gmail.com> wrote:
> btw, I believe the expression is "Hail Mary" - but I'm never sure if
> you are being ironic...
> though if your intent is to step on toes, why stop at 'Hell Mary' -
>>… why not 'Heil Mary"  :p

>…Different sense of Hell, assuming Spike wasn't just misremembering…

Either one works.  I think it was a misunderstanding to start with, similar to the Kumbaya song.  Do encourage your aged Uncle Spike to tell you that story.

>…"This will either save Mary entirely, put her through hell though she'll live for longer, or kill her.  The alternative is to let her suffer like hell until she dies.  Suffering or dying, with a chance of neither, is better than suffering and dying.

Cool I like that saying.

But if we get our Right to Try bill, we should also get a public database of Hell Mary plays.


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