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Wed Mar 6, 2019, 08:10 PM

Alabama 2019 tornado article misses the point, entirely

https://friendlyatheist.patheos.com/2019/03/06/thanking-god-after-the-alabama-tornado-sends-the-wrong-message/

Thanking God After the Alabama Tornado Sends the Wrong Message
BY SARAHBETH CAPLIN
MARCH 6, 2019 9SHARES

In the video, according to CNN, Reese, who suffered a broken hip and will undergo surgery on Monday, tells her grandson, Kingston Frazier, via FaceTime, that she thanks God for sparing her life even though she lost her house.

“I thank the Lord. You tell God, ‘Thank you, God.’ You hear me? You hear me? Tell God thank you. Tell God thank you,” Reese tells her grandson.

These people are expressing gratitude in the face of tragedy, so their reactions are understandable. But still, you can’t help but wonder if they would dare say any of these things to the faces of those whose family members or friends were not so fortunate. Reading between the lines, what the survivors are also saying is, “Thank you for letting someone else’s house get destroyed instead of mine.”


But, nowhere in the article does anyone even consider that "god" could have just erased the tornado altogether and spared all the loss of life and destruction.

"OH, it's a sign of god because the whole building fell down except the part where we hung up the cross...."

DUMBNASS!!!! "god" leveled your god-fearing-ass' building, you dumbass!!!

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Reply Alabama 2019 tornado article misses the point, entirely (Original post)
lindysalsagal Mar 2019 OP
SCantiGOP Mar 2019 #1
A HERETIC I AM Mar 2019 #2
Croney Mar 2019 #7
defacto7 Mar 2019 #3
exboyfil Mar 2019 #4
msongs Mar 2019 #5
Cartoonist Mar 2019 #6
GeorgeGist Mar 2019 #8
Farmer-Rick Mar 2019 #9

Response to lindysalsagal (Original post)

Wed Mar 6, 2019, 08:20 PM

1. I've given up and no longer scream at the TV about this

Seems that most of the time someone is spared they are absolutely certain that it was God who saved them. If so, that means God made a purposeful, deliberate decision to kill those other people.
If I go into a building and murder a dozen people I am not likely to be praised by the survivors for saving their lives. What a bunch of nonsense.

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Response to lindysalsagal (Original post)

Wed Mar 6, 2019, 08:23 PM

2. As the old saying goes...

Why are you thanking god? Looks like he was trying to kill you and missed

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Response to A HERETIC I AM (Reply #2)

Wed Mar 6, 2019, 08:56 PM

7. Love it.

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Response to lindysalsagal (Original post)

Wed Mar 6, 2019, 08:38 PM

3. and the convenient answer to some being killed and houses destroyed is... wait for it....

It's that god had a greater plan that we can't understand now, but we will understand when we see jesus.

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Response to lindysalsagal (Original post)

Wed Mar 6, 2019, 08:41 PM

4. Dark Matter 2525

Illustrates your point

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Response to lindysalsagal (Original post)

Wed Mar 6, 2019, 08:41 PM

5. just don't tell them their paramedic and ambulance driver are lgbt nt

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Response to lindysalsagal (Original post)

Wed Mar 6, 2019, 08:46 PM

6. They probably saw God just as the tornado hit

That was nature, bro

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Response to lindysalsagal (Original post)

Wed Mar 6, 2019, 09:27 PM

8. gOD HATES aLABAMA?

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Response to lindysalsagal (Original post)

Thu Mar 7, 2019, 01:01 PM

9. Their god just massacred a bunch of innocent people

And they are thanking him for NOT murdering them too. Pray to that god who just killed off a lot of your neighbors. Not a smart move, he may notice he missed killing you off too.

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