I have to admit I kinda dislike it when Christians try to say that a natural disaster is God’s judgement on this or that. Outside of where we’re literally told it happened in the Bible, it’s presumptuous and not very humble of people to pretend they know God’s will. However, this is the atheist version of that:
— Richard Dawkins (@RichardDawkins) April 4, 2020
Yes, it’s a clever “gotcha” for atheists trying to mock Christianity and religion. But if God is literally willing the existence of every cell in our universe, then why does He owe us to be spared from a pandemic? Well He doesn’t. And, for all we know it could be much worse right now. Maybe praying actually made it better. There’s so many options that take away the rationale for the insipid “gotcha.”
But you need intellectual honesty, humility, and maturity to know that, and express it. Clearly, Dawkins doesn’t have any of those.
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Well that is it for the weekend. Thanks again for sharing our articles and commenting on them. We really appreciate it.
Y’all can have another open thread. Here’s some comment fodder:
— CBS News (@CBSNews) April 5, 2020
All of a sudden they love George Bush? Weird.
Woah. This was prophetic.
And a reminder: Trump rolled back everything the previous administrations put in place for this moment.
TRUMP DISBANDED THE NSC PANDEMIC TEAM THAT EXPERTS PRAISED. pic.twitter.com/rinnDU3ZKJ
— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) April 5, 2020
Video: As many people have already pointed out on here, a reporter actually asked Trump about shutting down essential businesses like grocery stores. Seriously.
Here that was. pic.twitter.com/Eg4uJ9v52G
— Curtis Houck (@CurtisHouck) April 6, 2020
The goalposts are moving so fast pic.twitter.com/A9GEJZHseV
— Wild Geerters (@classiclib3ral) April 5, 2020
This is the moment The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem was closed due to Coronavirus.
Last time this happened was in 1349, during The Black Death, a bubonic plague pandemic.
What’s fascinating about this story is the guy with the keys. pic.twitter.com/9brXHUmeTh
— David Videcette (@DavidVidecette) April 5, 2020
Holy cow. pic.twitter.com/HD7FT12eYD
— Nasty Canasta (@nasty_canasta) April 6, 2020
Karens on their Karen-ness: pic.twitter.com/nKZJRctt0B
— Zelda A. Gabriel (@ZeldaAGabriel) April 5, 2020
That moment when your daughter is getting her 1st spa treatment from the baby nurse & you realize the teenage years are going to be REALLY expensive. (We’re still home! This is from two days ago. In spite of everything, there were also sweet, happy moments worth remembering. 💜) pic.twitter.com/E7WGkWkS2s
— Red Stethoscope (@RedStethoscope) April 4, 2020
Thanks again everyone. Stay healthy, stay safe. Be good to each other. And wash your hands.