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God and natural calamities

People have an uncanny ability to see the 'hand of God' in the unlikeliest of places.
The unpredictable nature of natural calamities is a perfect fit for that.
The article below shows how little human perceptions have changed when it comes to how they see the role of the Almighty.

I always find it incredibly selfish when people who survive an earthquake thank God for taking care of them.

Then there are those chaps ... astrologers. They always claim to have predicted the natural calamity after the fact. Nobody that I know of has said definitively as of now about what disasters are going to strike the planet in the next 10, 20, or 50 years.

But when the big catastrophe strikes, these astrologers will come out of the woodwork and seek to take credit for having predicted it.


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