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Mormon folk doctrine states that when the Messiah returns for the second coming, his clothing will be "woven whole from a single piece of cloth".

Here is a guy and a company who've hacked a state-of-the-art programmable loom make exactly that sort of clothing...

http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/12.04/miyake.html
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seawasp From: seawasp Date: April 2nd, 2004 06:08 am (UTC) (Link)

I always figured...

... that meant he'd wear one of those molded shiny vinyl things.
fallenpegasus From: fallenpegasus Date: December 28th, 2005 10:05 am (UTC) (Link)

Re: I always figured...

Since when do you know Mormon folk doctrine?
seawasp From: seawasp Date: December 28th, 2005 03:36 pm (UTC) (Link)

Re: I always figured...

Since when do you know Mormon folk doctrine?

First -- Holy Jumping Jebus, Batman, this is a blast from the past. I'd forgotten I POSTED this and for a minute I couldn't remember what the hell I was thinking when I did.

Second, I don't know much about it, but I picked up lots of minor trivial bits from friends who are/were Mormon. And that particular post just brought the image back to mind of the classic Jesus coming back in some one-piece vinyl bondage rig...
seattlejo From: seattlejo Date: April 2nd, 2004 07:32 am (UTC) (Link)
Thanks for the link, thats really interesting.
jatg From: jatg Date: April 2nd, 2004 07:52 am (UTC) (Link)

Funny...

...I don't remember that piece of folk doctrine.
fallenpegasus From: fallenpegasus Date: April 2nd, 2004 10:02 am (UTC) (Link)

Re: Funny...

It has about as much justification as all the "The Three Nephites Gave Me Investment Advice" stories.
jatg From: jatg Date: April 2nd, 2004 10:57 am (UTC) (Link)

Re: Funny...

Heh. I thought the 3 Nephites protected the naive sister missionaries.
tonyawinter From: tonyawinter Date: April 2nd, 2004 10:54 am (UTC) (Link)

Interesting!

Thanks for the link.

I heard that one, woven whole from a single piece of cloth. I thought of that when I saw this actually:
http://www.mr-s-leather.com/shopping.cgi?button=Find&item=SSR30
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