> Milo wrote:
> > Worshipping creation is putting the cart before the horse,
> > IMO... looking the wrong way for guidance for our destiny. As
> > stated, I acknowledge the Serpent possesses wisdom, but even
> > Christ acknowledged that. The problem is that the Serpent is
> > cold-blooded, lacks human empathy and is a predator. "Be
> > as serpents but as gentle as a dove" is a more complete
> > psychological profile.
> My cat is a predator and doesn't have human empathy either. She
> wouldn't hesitate to kill a snake, either.
> Your point is...??
> And we used to worship them, too.
You say "we" but I never used to worship a cat. I like cats, I like snakes but I don't feel any urge to worship them.