I’ve never been a big fan of The View. Mostly because I’m sitting on a train every time the show airs. However, I am sad that I missed yesterday’s episode. According to New York Magazine, new host Sheri Shepherd shared her view on the events of world history:
During a discussion about the Greek philosopher Epicurus (341 B.C.â€“270 B.C.), the following debate popped up among a lot of cross chatter:
Whoopi: Keep in mind probably when he was around there was no Jesus going on.
Sherri: No, they had Christians back then.
Sherri: They had Christians, they threw them to the lions.
Whoopi: I think this might predate that.
Joy: They believed in polytheism.
Sherri: I don’t think anything predated Christians.
Joy: No, the ancient Greeks were earlier. It went Greeks, Romans, then Christians.
Sherri: Jesus came first before them.
Whoopi: [Gently, bless her] Not on paper. (MORE)
I guess it’s possible that her copy of the bible has pages two through, let’s say, Old Testament ripped out: “In the beginning, there was…Jesus.”