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People...God...mask...gun

Postby felix dakat » Wed May 27, 2020 6:23 pm

"Can someone explain to me why the same people who don't need to wear a mask because God will protect them also need an AR-15 because God won't?"

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Re: People...God...mask...gun

Postby Mad Man P » Thu May 28, 2020 1:38 pm

felix dakat wrote:"Can someone explain to me why the same people who don't need to wear a mask because God will protect them also need an AR-15 because God won't?"


Easy... God controls diseases, the weather, earthquakes and shit like that, but people have free will... god won't stop people from fucking you up... guns might though.

More importantly, this whole god thing kinda falls apart if you question it too closely... like hollywood movies and politics, you gotta turn your brain off to really enjoy it.
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Re: People...God...mask...gun

Postby Karpel Tunnel » Thu May 28, 2020 2:51 pm

felix dakat wrote:"Can someone explain to me why the same people who don't need to wear a mask because God will protect them also need an AR-15 because God won't?"

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Could you link to the context?
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Re: People...God...mask...gun

Postby Gloominary » Wed Jun 03, 2020 4:01 am

Maybe they think: 'God equipped us with an immune system that gives us adequate protection from viruses like Covid if we take good care of our body (follow God's commandments: eat kosher, don't be a drunkard, glutton, slothful and so on) but he didn't equip us with anything that gives us protection from gunfire'.

IOW, Covid is a natural adversary, and so our natural and traditional defense mechanisms are sufficient, but gunfire is an unnatural adversary, and so our natural and traditional defense mechanisms are insufficient.
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