Showing posts from February, 2009

Dr. Phil: The Best Fake Therapist on Television..per Oprah

"God" decides on evil

God Gave Us Lemons. Thanks for nothing.In her latest post over at her religion blog gapcohen you'll find this quote regarding God."If God had made a perfect world, what need would there be for wisdom?  So, He left shattered vessels for us to repair.  And in so doing, we engage a wisdom deeper than that which fashioned the earth, the sun and the stars."I read this quote over and over thinking.......god sure is an asshole odd bird. You're telling me that it was his intention to make the world imperfect and jam-packed with "shattered vessels" and this would allow humanity to "engage a wisdom deeper", etc?So, basically….what we’ve got going now, i.e. middle east chaos, world-wide starvation, poverty, religious intolerance, political corruption (just to name a few), are all atrocities doled out by a supreme being…whom, in all his glory is giving us an opportunity to “rise to the occasion”? Oh, I get it now. The supreme being was giving u…