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Arugula Latte Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-17-11 10:44 AM
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6. Exactly.
Or, if there's a horrible tragedy and one person emerges from the wreckage they usually claim that "God heard my prayers and saved me." The implication: I'm special and those other shmucks who died weren't in God's special favor.
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  -Harrowing Scene as Jet Catches Fire Midair -- defendandprotect  May-16-11 07:45 PM   #0 
  - No one died. Good.  Taverner   May-16-11 07:49 PM   #1 
  - Yeah, I'm sure the prayers made a big difference.  Arugula Latte   May-16-11 07:51 PM   #2 
  - Prayer, indeed  vanamonde   May-16-11 07:57 PM   #3 
  - Exactly.  Arugula Latte   May-17-11 10:44 AM   #6 
  - Oh no, you don't understand. The Devil lit it, then God heard the prayers and saved them.  thereismore   May-16-11 07:57 PM   #4 
  - stupid people with their stupid beliefs huh  CBGLuthier   May-17-11 10:51 AM   #7 
     - This was in the lead -- attributing the averting of disaster to supernatural intervention.  Arugula Latte   May-17-11 11:08 AM   #8 
     - In the OP, it's not the reaction of the passengers that's objectionable  Fumesucker   May-17-11 11:09 AM   #9 
        - If all you need is prayers to fly an airplane, why are there pilots?  The Velveteen Ocelot   May-17-11 11:13 AM   #10 
  - Personally I would have thought a well-trained pilot was involved  saras   May-17-11 12:16 AM   #5 
 

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