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10:26 pm: church sign
There's a weird fundamentalist church near here whose sign often manages to piss me off. Yesterday it said, "Life without God was never meant to be lived." I'm not curious enough to go inside the church to find out, but I am curious enough for an opinion poll:

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Date:December 1st, 2015 11:18 am (UTC)
Having to comment here because I can't remember how to Dreamwidth.

I think they mean 'We are so smug and insular in our worldview that we are unable to conceive how, let alone why, anyone could live any other way.'

When I hear people like that, I know they have lived their whole life within a very small compass. Particularly given how offensive this comment is in many directions this month -- and I will grant you that they may have been making a not-so-veiled reference to the family planning shootings. A twunt act whichever way you look at it.
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Date:December 1st, 2015 02:55 pm (UTC)
I think they're TRYING to say "god gives live meaning," but what they're ACTUALLY saying is "it's totally okay to kill the godless."
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