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    Jesus and the vampires

    Recently Dave and I have been watching the HBO series Trueblood. ¬†The premise of TrueBlood is interesting- in the show the Japanese have created a synthetic blood “trueblood” that enables vampires to be sustained on artificial rather than human blood. ¬†In turn this allows vampires to begin to emerge into mainstream society. ¬†Capitalizing on the current cultural fascination with vampires, the show is a commentary on how we treat people who are different than us, because of race, gender, sexual orientation, or because they are the living dead. As we were watching TrueBlood a few nights ago I was struck by a line spoken from Layfayette, the cook/local drugdealer/entrepreneur who…