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heywoodu

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Sad to hear about the Pakistani Plane Crash. And yet again 22 May being a not so good day. 

 

Today marks 10 years of Mangalore Air crash when 158 people died . That was an utter shock when I got to know it as it's not pretty far from where I live an hour's drive away from the airport. And exactly 10 years later on May 22 another plane crash. Surely this is a cursed day. 

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5 hours ago, heywoodu said:

Barely an hour ago and the worst of the worst kind of scum has already raised it's head online.

 

It's similar to how some (I'd say most) evangelical Christians in Brazil claim that it's part of "God's plan" to punish (often kill) people who are not evangelical Christians.

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10 minutes ago, thiago_simoes said:

 

It's similar to how some (I'd say most) evangelical Christians in Brazil claim that it's part of "God's plan" to punish (often kill) people who are not evangelical Christians.

Sometimes I wish “God’s plan” would be sending those people to hell. They’re mainly the only ones who qualify to be there.


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10 minutes ago, thiago_simoes said:

 

It's similar to how some (I'd say most) evangelical Christians in Brazil claim that it's part of "God's plan" to punish (often kill) people who are not evangelical Christians.

 

Reminds me of some dude in a strict church here in the Netherlands, saying in his letter (to children!) how this whole coronavirus thing was basically our own fault for making God angry. Right.

 

I'm still glad my only experiences with Brazilian Christians are positive: of course my own girlfriend, and when I was in Brazil and joined her for a church service there, it pretty much all sounded good and fine even for me as a firm non-Christian. It was mainly about how it's important to stay true to yourself and do good not because the Bible says you should, but because you actually want to do so. Like, don't go and help someone because then you get some heaven credits or something, but go and help someone because your honest intention is to help said someone.

 

Of course, that's only one service, but still it was a positive experience :) 

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