Origins of Easter: all together, now

I’ve bundled all twelve “little known fun facts” sequentially into a single document and uploaded it to my other website. Please feel free to print out and read at your leisure. (If anyone would prefer to read it in MS Word, I’ll be happy to send it as an e-mail attachment.)

Someone asked if I will be issuing a “Cliff Notes” version. My reply: these are the Cliff Notes!

My only addition consisted of two sentences at the end of the introduction: “Finally, please note that I have made little effort to achieve internal consistency here. How the ‘facts’ enumerated might or might not be built into a systematic argument I leave to the reader’s imagination.” Is that a great cop out, or what?!

Oh, and by the way: Happy Easter!

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Dave Bonta (bio) crowd-sources his problems by following his gut, which he shares with 100 trillion of his closest microbial friends — a close-knit, symbiotic community comprising several thousand species of bacteria, fungi, and protozoa. In a similarly collaborative fashion, all of Dave’s writing is available for reuse and creative remix under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License. For attribution in printed material, his name (Dave Bonta) will suffice, but for web use, please link back to the original. Contact him for permission to waive the “share alike” provision (e.g. for use in a conventionally copyrighted work).

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