Ter­ry Jones was a mem­ber of the Mon­ty Python com­e­dy troupe. He is the author of numer­ous books for chil­dren and adults and has writ­ten for the Guardian, where this orig­i­nal­ly appeared, for near­ly two decades. Jones has been an out­spo­ken oppo­nent of the war in Iraq.
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