Emily

"Do not give dogs what is sacred; do not cast your pearls before swine. If you do, they may trample them under their feet; and turn on you and tear you to pieces" is a quote from the Bible, it is taken out of a lesson that Jesus spoke. I'm just wondering why its being used in this context, it sounds judgmental and that is not what Jesus was about. I'm just trying to understand what purpose it serves in your fundraising. Thanks.

salliek76

"Pearls Before Swine" is a comic strip. Per Wikipedia: "According to [the author] Pastis, [the character] Rat, who considers himself a genius, casts his "pearls" of wisdom before [another character] Pig ("swine"), who is the only one naive enough to seriously listen."

Freakonomics is not making a commentary on the Biblical phrase.

John RevayEnter your name...

Speaking of fundraising, is it just a coincidence that the abbreviation for Pearls Before Swine is "PBS?" Pastis will resume regular comics after his fund-raising drive.