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SaganTheCat's Avatar Jump to comment 19 by SaganTheCat

i'm sure it's not just JWs

as i understand all religious responses to world events, they go a bit like this:

if a member of the congreagation was killed, god has taken them to heaven (praise god) if a member of the congreagtion was hurt but not killed, god showed mercy (praise god) if a member of the congregation was present but unharmed, god was protecting them (praise god) if no member of the congregation was present, it is a reminder that such evils do not befal our religion (praise god) if the event was somehow avoided, god intervened (praise god)

so if anyone tells you god moves in mysterious ways you can respond that he doesn't. his ways are simple to explain as long as it's done retrospectively

Mon, 30 Jul 2012 12:50:27 UTC | #950305