That’s fundamental. Hospitality is basic and sacred. But at the same time the reaction attributed to god, hence the acceptance by human beings of this reaction as being divine, is outrageously extreme and excessive. For a few people breaking a rule, the whole community, the whole city is destroyed. That kind of divine reaction should be condemned in strong words. It is in fact one fundamental rule in Biblical wisdom: do not over-react. And this is over-reaction.

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Dr Jacques COULARDEAU, PhD in Germanic Linguistics (University Lille III) and ESP Teaching (University Bordeaux II) has been teaching all types of ESP

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