Jap From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 17, posted (7 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 2688 times:
Quoting ANCFlyer (Reply 17): Blinding flash of the obvious there JAP. I was quoting the CNN Article, that says:
An Egyptian cruise ship with 1,300 people on board has disappeared from radar screens in the Red Sea
Believe it or not I really read it. wink Strange quirk I have, reading links before commenting. wink
This is a.net, how was I supposed to know you weren't serious?
AerospaceFan From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Reply 20, posted (7 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 2631 times:
If the reports of sinking are true, I do wonder where God is for the people on the ferry in a time like this. Why would a loving God permit such a thing to happen? There are so many tragedies in history. It all seems such a waste, a terrible waste.
It's said that Voltaire and others concluded from the discovery of Vesuvius that there was no sense or reason to "acts of God". Indeed, aren't we insulting God by attributing to him such things, and earthquakes and tsunamis?