Monday, October 10, 2005
Some Christians claim the back-to-back hurricanes that hit the Gulf last month was proof that the Almighty was peeved with the perceived immorality and gluttony of New Orleans.
If you take that sort of convoluted thinking and apply it the massive earthquake that hit Southern Asia this weekend you'll get an odd, but exciting worldview.
Maybe God is mad at everyone. The United States, the Pakistani-Indian border; where the two countries flirted with nuclear disaster or, just maybe, hurricanes, floods and earthquakes happen because of logical scientific reasoning.
Alas, reading a science textbook is so difficult. Here, in San Leandro, CA, it's so difficult that they only teach it half of the year in middle school.
Instead, the parables of angry Gods firing their wrath at mere mortals is as old as the ancient Greeks and far more easily comprehensible, I guess.
I say let's make a movie about it and then license it out to a video game company.
Posted by Steven Tavares at 10/10/2005