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Re: DaVinci's Last Supper UFO?

From: Martin Shough <parcellular.nul>
Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2007 12:33:33 -0000
Archived: Mon, 05 Nov 2007 07:49:50 -0500
Subject: Re: DaVinci's Last Supper UFO?

>From: Jay Nelson <jnelson.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2007 11:13:15 -0700
>Subject: Re: DaVinci's Last Supper UFO?

>>From: Martin Shough <parcellular.nul>
>>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>>Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2007 23:28:43 -0000
>>Subject: Re: DaVinci's Last Supper UFO?

>>>From: Don Ledger <dledger.nul>
>>>To:  ufoupdates.nul
>>>Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2007 14:18:36 -0300
>>>Subject: Re: DaVinci's Last Supper UFO?


>>>>Oh yes Don, heard all about the DaVinci code and even saw
>>>>dimmy movie.

>>>>Knowing DaVinci the figure on Jesus's right might be one of
>>>>DaVinci's effeminite boyfriends. He was known to be as gay as
>>>>the Christmas Season.

>>What I want to know is: Who is the guy on his left, giving him
>>the finger?

>Good question, Martin. The finger pointing upward gesture,
>though, is known to art historians as the "John gesture",
>because it appears in every picture Da Vinci ever did of John
>the Baptist. In one painting of the Holy Family, it even appears
>on a disembodied arm sticking out from behind a tree. For some
>reason, in his pictures, somebody's always pointing at the sky.

>Other painters are known to have used it, too, so maybe there
>was some secret confraternity after all.

>I'd like to be the first to suggest that they are all pointing
>at the flying saucer hovering directly overhead, just out of
>the picture frame. ;->

Thanks, Jay. Intriguing. Well, if it's a religious symbol how
about this: Three fingers folded down and one pointing up might
be a symbol of the Trinity - the three below being one in
heaven? Hmm. But why so cryptic about a basic article of faith,
and why stick a guy behind a tree? Seems more like an in-joke.
And as for the character of indeterminate gender - was it not a
tradition that angels, like many supramundane entities, were
androgynous? Maybe (s)he has come down from that saucer of yours. ;-)


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