Sunday, November 22, 2015

god of the gaps: earthquakes in Afghanistan

5.9 magnitude earthquake hits Afghan-Pakistan-Tajikistan border

If I was a religious person, and I lived in an earthquake-ridden place like Afghanistan, then I would

tend to believe that god had forsaken us with all the famine and war and earthquakes.  Can a god be so merciful and kind and forgiving yet torture his people so badly?  Imagine if the people of Afghanistan had ignored god and sustained their strength for natural disasters rather than blowing all their resources and young people on religious wars that lead to religious peace. As a prelude to disaster by natural causes. Religion poisons everything...