An Act of God


An act of God is the miracle of creation (under its many forms).
An act of God is every expression of love, tenderness and care.
An act of God is every bond, connection and act of intimacy...

Yet there are other readings...
In law, this expression signifies events that are outside human control (ex: floods, tornadoes, volcano eruptions, earthquakes and landslides).
Should it be inferred that lawmakers (and people in general) admit that there is a God willing to provoke these tragedies of nature?
Let’s assume that yes, indeed God occasionally does these things: with what purpose?
Does He want to punish, warn us or simply hold us accountable for our nation’s actions as a people?

Punishment
If God were to use floods, tsunamis, earthquakes, tornadoes and volcano eruptions as a means to punish nations, why would He punish some countries more than others? For example, why would He punish the American Samoa, and not (let’s say) some nations where women are disrespected, where human rights are constantly violated and where His name is used to justify dread, hatred and terror?
What is the Caribbean, year after year, being punished for? I wonder whether the 2000 floods in Mozambique meant that God hadn’t forgiven the implementation of communism in that nation (a regime that translated into re-education camps, torture, food rationing, oppression and misery).
What about Hurricane Katrina? An evangelical pastor claimed that God punished New Orleans (Louisiana, US) because of Gays and immorality...Hmm...

Warning
Perhaps the world is being warned of the advent of a new era – after all, so many natural disasters occurring, at the same time (for the past few years), around the world must be telling us something – but what would this advent translate into exactly?

Accountability
Imagine that the natives of some nations are being held accountable for the actions of the political leaders they elected (thus affecting the lives of so many others – on a national and international level). Imagine that people of some countries are being held liable for not fighting against despotic leaders that took power by force and inflict pain (either physical or psychological) on the nation they were supposed to lead and develop.

Many people believe that “an act of God” is indeed the expression of God’s anger.
Others suggest that, in some cases, the “Act of God” should, in fact, be labelled as the “Act of Man” for they believe some earthquakes and tsunamis occurring in the Indian and Pacific oceans are the result of military testing...

Share your thoughts with us: what is an act of God to you?

You are invited to savour a different and most interesting perspective from LS: Here.

Comments

  1. This is a real tough question for me Max, as I am a Humanist and have difficult in the meaning of a (one) God. I do believe in a higher power - something outside ourself and above our consciousness. But to see his (or might it as well be hers) act in things is hard for me to see.

    So I think most of these things are perceptions, something like we 'like it' or 'not like it' to be.

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  2. We believe that some of the "Acts of God" that are coming in the way of floods and earthquakes and other natural disasters, are in fact, "signs of the times". It was prophesied that these things would happen in the "last days". But the righteous are not immune to disaster, so sometimes suffer right along with the guilty.

    There is one type of an "act of God" that you didn't mention. Those are the things that often go unnoticed by us. For example, I may not have seen the semi-truck narrowly miss hitting my car. I might not have noticed that my car got a flat tire in my driveway, instead of while going 65 miles an hour. I may never see that my husband's job was spared in a series of layoffs. I think there are many such "miracles" that go unnoticed. A scripture in the Old Testament talks about the principle of paying tithing, or a tenth of our increase, to the Lord. In that scripture it makes a promise that if we pay our tithes, God will"... open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing that there shall not be room enough to receive it." Malachi 3:10 I have always felt that the phrase, "there shall not be room enough to receive it" meant that we would get so many blessings we wouldn't even notice them all. I think this happens much in the world. We often fail to give God the credit for the unseen blessings.

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  3. Max, je vous ai parlé sur Sérénity relative,
    Près de vous. Sérénity.

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  4. Hello Maximus...

    We have quite different ways of looking at this topic :)

    I agree that the act of creation origins is an act of God...a miracle. I also agree that in an ultimate sense all good comes from God. However I am curious as to whether you are actually promoting an “all is God” perspective. Humans although broken are created in the image of God, God is a relational Being and has created us thus therefore we are by our own nature and freewill capable of degrees of love, tenderness, care relationships and intimacy.

    The Bible has repeated instances when God intervenes in His creation and purposely ends human life, His actions at the Red Sea with Moses, plus Sodom and Gomorra (and a long list of others) could be named. These were miracles, acts of God...God chose to enter into time and space and interact with His creation.

    However we error if we extrapolate that every natural disaster has His “judgment” in it...we also error if we think that all such occurrences are caused directly by Him... (You understand where I am coming from in this point form my corresponding article)

    That being said it is God’s “right” as Creator, Sustainer, and Owner of creation to do, as He wants. Fortunately He is holy, pure, and perfect and Love...He sees the beginning and end of all things and knows perfectly how to engage with His creation for the optimal implementation of His holy will...

    Why would God chose to “punish” various peoples or countries differently than others...is this the question? First I would say, as above that it is clear that at certain specific times God has chosen to overturn nature bending it to His holy will. However this hardly means this is always the case. Humans caused the Fall of the universe not God...our planet is broken and we need look no further than humanity...

    As for your words about “evangelical minister” and Hurricane Katrina I believe you are alluding to John Hagee:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Hagee

    The above web page also informs us of how he then addendumed his comment by correcting his previous statement “ultimately neither I nor any other person can know the mind of God concerning Hurricane Katrina. I should not have suggested otherwise." This correction is true; Hagee has said a lot of silly things besides his assumed speaking for God about Katrina...I am guessing that you would largely support much of his position towards Israel...

    Hmm a “warning”...sounds like we are touching upon eschatology here..Are you suggesting that the study of last things, end times, could have something to do with the Second Advent (Jesus Second Coming, although I suppose you would interject another person besides the Messiah Jesus?). Presupposing that such natural disasters are harbingers of what it to come?

    “Accountability” natives etc...Possible but highly improbable...

    “Many people believe that “an act of God” is indeed the expression of God’s anger.” Perhaps there are times of God’s righteous judgment, as is apparent in some Biblical passages however this should not be extrapolated to cover every natural disaster.

    “Others suggest that, in some cases, the “Act of God” should, in fact, be labelled as the “Act of Man” for they believe some earthquakes and tsunamis occurring in the Indian and Pacific oceans are the result of military testing...
    Share your thoughts with us: what is an act of God to you?”

    I agree and disagree...these disasters are an act of man but their origin is in the Garden not in military action...I will have to look at how you have responded to this topic in my article...

    Very interesting article! I am uncertain if you are trying to be provocative or am supporting a particular position in this post...

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  5. Max I will add one other point...I believe there is insufficient data to support an assertion that there is a substantial increase in natural disasters in the current era.

    I understand that this is a common present concept however I think there are a few ideas that may help view it a bit differently.

    Over recent years the population has grown very quickly to enormous proportions, simply put humans now cover a much greater percentage of the Earth’s surface in greater density which means that when a natural disaster strikes there is a greater likelihood of people and their property being harmed. Whereas a disaster previously may have hit a location but there was less likelihood that there would be people or property present.

    Instant mass media, and internet expansion means that communication of natural disasters is recorded and reported around the globe in almost real time. Thus for example the disaster in American Samoa if it happened in the past would quite probably never be known about by the greater globe (or at least to a far less degree and with a very long time lag).

    Also with seismographs and satellite monitoring etc many potential disasters get more air time since we have technology that monitors even hiccups...Tremors that are not even felt at the Earth’s surface etc...

    Humans have contributed to a certain degree of damaging parts of the planet, deforestation and desertification has certainly had some basis in human activity. However some that deny this instead claim them to be of natural non-human origins...Acts of God...

    There are many groups looking for the end of the world, anticipating it so that every event is conflated in extravagance...Some groups are actually quite eager for this to occur so things can get blown out of proportion. Actually this is another reason why some people actually desire real climate change to occur...they want the world to end...

    That being said as a follower of Jesus I do believe in the events of Revelation and other End Time portions of Scripture...it is coming but let us not think that every natural disaster is the End...also the Bible does not say that every disaster during the end times is God intervening in history to force things to happen...

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  6. Hello Delirious,

    The theological proposition of common grace (non-saving) is frequently spoken of in the Bible. It rains upon the good and the bad, the sun shines upon the good and the bad, good and bad people can enjoy a cold glass of water on a hot day etc...This gift of common grace allows life to continue on a planet broken by humans in the Garden...

    I will also mention that the Church is not under a tithe but under freewill giving...

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  7. Its a tough question to us and have to comment on something which is our belief...maybe it cannot be supported with concrete evidence....but God we believe is everywhere and is also the creator as well as the manager of the universe...I can only quote as Shakespeare has put in..."All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players..."....and we believe this stage has to have a director and the director will direct the story as he has planned and not how we like it....and if he gets offended he will definitely rebuke the actors of the play....so maybe all the action we do can be controllable...sometimes we are just guided by our conscience or our belief....nice reading your thoughts!

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  8. Max...for me an act of God is the miracle of creation; it is love, it is the ability of reasoning but above all it is freedom.

    Max, Max, Max...great job!

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  9. Hi Max,

    An act of God is survival (i.e. when one is nearly dying and suddenly something says "You can make it!").
    An act of God is a leap of faith (i.e. why did the whole Jewish people believe in Moses at a point of crossing the red sea by foot?).
    An act of God is to blame on God the heavy toll that nature claims, when the so-called act of God takes place by making use of free will (another of God's act).

    On accountability: leaders of the world should stop and question themselves about the underground testing of nuclear weapons (i.e. what's the impact caused by the successive pounding on continental plates?). How can we be sure that those tests never reach the geological fault, thus interfering with the earth's crust movement?

    The truth is that we're playing with fire and then blame it on Nature/God: why not? After all God has large back and science has all sort of explanations...

    Max: spectacular!

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  10. Hi Max,

    So glad to be back. Intriguing title. God is in everything. That's why they say, God is in the details.

    "In law, this expression signifies events that are outside human control (ex: floods, tornadoes, volcano eruptions, earthquakes and landslides)."

    Interesting. Do you think a lawyer who is an atheist would have trouble citing these reasons in court?

    My view is that natural disasters don't happen to punish, but to shift - the earth - the water - the sky - the consciousness. Look what happens after any disaster, people come together. They show love, kindness, compassion, charity, etc. aspects that often go forgotten. Everything has a season, people, places and things and where there is an end, there is also a beginning.

    An act of God, is getting up in the morning. We are miracles on earth, that truly is an act of God.

    Godly Cheers!

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  11. An act of God is every breath that I take. I don't believe God sits upon a throne a hurls thunderbolts at us to punish the world for transgressions. It is us, our consciousness which creates both on an individual level and on a group level.
    It is interesting how "Acts of God" are woven into our cultural and political lexicon.

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  14. Bonsoir MAX,
    Un acte de Dieu!... serait pour moi, sa création.
    Poser les bases d'un rachat par des punitions me parait puéril, où sont les récompenses? dans notre élévation? certes, mais alors la perception de Dieu aura considérablement changé...
    Nous sommes encore à l'âge de pierre dans notre compréhension de notre humanité. Nous gérons nos émotions comme si Dieu se conduisait en bon père de famille.
    Lui laisser cette apparence réduit notre champ de perspectives, de prospectives, de divin.
    Dieu a posé un acte d'amour à sa dimension, nous en avons reçu chacun un éclat, avec tout ce qui fait la diversité divine, et depuis des siècles et des siècles nous cherchons à recontistuer le puzzle, certes, en égratignant souvent fortement le modèle.
    Lorsque l'homme aura repris mainte et mainte fois son ouvrage, et réalisé le plan de Dieu pour lui, alors l'acte premier sera effectif.
    Nous sommes sur une planète qui nous aide à développer nos perceptions endormies, nous sommes à la recherche de cet amour transcendant qui nous échappe à la moindre contrariété. Nous serons long à devenir cet acte de Dieu en lui.

    Union de pensées?
    Bonne nuit.
    Sérénity. / Partance.

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  15. This is a tough one: how can I interpret that as an atheist?

    Why do things happen? I believe everything happens for a reason, even though it appears terribly unfair. The world isn't fair, indeed. The wrath of a God? Nah, I think we brought the sh%$ on ourselves.

    It could be argue that major natural disasters force us to evolve and to understand that we need to give "nature" a break. Political events happen for a reason as well, nothing is totally out of the blue.

    Basically, it bring awareness.

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  16. Yes, God cops a lot of flack when things don’t go our way, especially during times of “Acts of God”.

    But to be fair and to take some heat off God, Mother Nature is the one to blame.

    But we don’t hear it was an “Act of Mother Nature”, now do we?

    To be fair, we should be using the phrase “Act of God” when things do go our way as well.

    Take Care,
    Peter

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  17. For me, the only convincing act of God is the elimination/minimization of ignorance and narrow-mindedness that so often permeates some people's way of life. It would truly take a miracle to do that!! :0)

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  18. Hey Renny :D!

    "I do believe in a higher power - something outside ourself and above our consciousness. But to see his (or might it as well be hers) act in things is hard for me to see."

    That Higher Power is God; but I see where you are coming from (you have a very Buddhist way of seeing these things...Buddhism doesn't believe in an intervening God either).

    "So I think most of these things are perceptions, something like we 'like it' or 'not like it' to be."

    Very well...

    Renny, thank you ever so much for having shared your thoughts with us :D!

    Cheers

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  19. Hi D!

    :D

    "There is one type of an "act of God" that you didn't mention. Those are the things that often go unnoticed by us. For example, I may not have seen the semi-truck narrowly miss hitting my car. I might not have noticed that my car got a flat tire in my driveway, instead of while going 65 miles an hour. I may never see that my husband's job was spared in a series of layoffs. I think there are many such "miracles" that go unnoticed. A scripture in the Old Testament talks about the principle of paying tithing, or a tenth of our increase, to the Lord. In that scripture it makes a promise that if we pay our tithes, God will"... open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing that there shall not be room enough to receive it." Malachi 3:10 I have always felt that the phrase, "there shall not be room enough to receive it" meant that we would get so many blessings we wouldn't even notice them all. I think this happens much in the world. We often fail to give God the credit for the unseen blessings."

    Loved this paragraph...you completed this article in perfection, darling.

    D, thank you so so much for your contribution and for having shared your thoughts with us :D!

    Cheers

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  20. Salut Sérénity :D!

    "Max, je vous ai parlé sur Sérénity relative, Près de vous."

    Oui, oui, oui...je le sais bien :)!
    C'est toujours un vrai plaisir de te avoir ici :D!

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  21. Hello LSimus :D!

    "We have quite different ways of looking at this topic :)"

    Which is good, right? :)

    "However I am curious as to whether you are actually promoting an “all is God” perspective."

    You know my stance before this issue: be it good or evil...it may come from God.

    "However we error if we extrapolate that every natural disaster has His “judgment” in it...we also error if we think that all such occurrences are caused directly by Him... (You understand where I am coming from in this point form my corresponding article)"

    I see what you mean; but in my article I begin to offer a glimpse of what is an act of God to me (a very tiny example) and then I offer the different readings I hear from several people...some folks seem to believe that every natural disaster is indeed His judgement; it's a belief - do we have the right to say that a belief is an error? Do atheists have the right to say that God fearing/believing people are in error?

    "Why would God chose to “punish” various peoples or countries differently than others...is this the question?"

    I was asking: if it is true that natural disasters are His punishment; why would He punish some more than others? This question alone indicates that I am not sure whether this theory is true...but again, I know nothing...and a belief is a belief.

    "As for your words about “evangelical minister” and Hurricane Katrina I believe you are alluding to John Hagee:"

    I didn't want to say names...because in the article this minister is being used as a synecdoche (to indicate all the evangelical ministers that said the same thing - he was not the only one). But thanks for the link, LS :D!

    "I am guessing that you would largely support much of his position towards Israel..."

    What do you mean?

    "Hmm a “warning”...sounds like we are touching upon eschatology here..Are you suggesting that the study of last things, end times, could have something to do with the Second Advent (Jesus Second Coming, although I suppose you would interject another person besides the Messiah Jesus?). Presupposing that such natural disasters are harbingers of what it to come?"

    LOL...my friend, eschatology is what I was referring to indeed...very good!

    "“Accountability” natives etc...Possible but highly improbable..."

    Why is it highly improbable?

    "I agree and disagree...these disasters are an act of man but their origin is in the Garden not in military action...I will have to look at how you have responded to this topic in my article..."

    LOL *nodding*....

    "Very interesting article! I am uncertain if you are trying to be provocative or am supporting a particular position in this post..."

    Thank you, mate *bowing*! I do what my header promises...and, in this case, I am not supporting any particular position...

    LSus, fantastic comment: thank you so much, my most interesting friend :D!

    Cheers

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  22. LSus,

    "Max I will add one other point...I believe there is insufficient data to support an assertion that there is a substantial increase in natural disasters in the current era."

    LS, LS...humans are gifted with memories and vision...some even write things down, on their own (they don't need to get data from an official source - that often manipulates data...but that's another story)...

    Thank you for your explanation: I totally get what you mean...

    "That being said as a follower of Jesus I do believe in the events of Revelation and other End Time portions of Scripture...it is coming but let us not think that every natural disaster is the End...also the Bible does not say that every disaster during the end times is God intervening in history to force things to happen..."

    Hmmm...so how will men know that the End has come?

    Greetings, my friend...

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  23. Hey Kalyan :D!

    "Its a tough question to us and have to comment on something which is our belief...maybe it cannot be supported with concrete evidence"

    I know...that is why I am not contesting anybody's comments (a belief is a belief): I am simply listening to people's thoughts.

    "....but God we believe is everywhere and is also the creator as well as the manager of the universe"

    You know it!

    "...I can only quote as Shakespeare has put in..."All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players..."....and we believe this stage has to have a director and the director will direct the story as he has planned and not how we like it....and if he gets offended he will definitely rebuke the actors of the play....so maybe all the action we do can be controllable...sometimes we are just guided by our conscience or our belief....nice reading your thoughts!"

    Beautiful thoughts, Kalyan; just beautiful! Thanks *bowing*...

    Thank you so much for this gift, my friend :D!

    Cheers

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  24. Ciao Dux :D!

    "Max...for me an act of God is the miracle of creation; it is love, it is the ability of reasoning but above all it is freedom."

    Beautiful!

    "Max, Max, Max...great job!"

    Thank you so much, Dux *bowing*!

    And thanks for sharing your thoughts with us :D!

    Cheers

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  25. Hi Circulus Ciceronis :D!

    "An act of God is survival (i.e. when one is nearly dying and suddenly something says "You can make it!").
    An act of God is a leap of faith (i.e. why did the whole Jewish people believe in Moses at a point of crossing the red sea by foot?).
    An act of God is to blame on God the heavy toll that nature claims, when the so-called act of God takes place by making use of free will (another of God's act)."

    Gorgeous!! I loved this paragraph!

    "On accountability: leaders of the world should stop and question themselves about the underground testing of nuclear weapons (i.e. what's the impact caused by the successive pounding on continental plates?). How can we be sure that those tests never reach the geological fault, thus interfering with the earth's crust movement?"

    *nodding in utter agreement*....yes....

    "The truth is that we're playing with fire and then blame it on Nature/God: why not? After all God has large back and science has all sort of explanations..."

    So true...

    "Max: spectacular!"

    Thank you for your kindness *bowing*!

    C.C, thanks a million for your input :D!

    Cheers

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  26. Lady A!!! Hi :D!

    Welcome back!!

    "So glad to be back. Intriguing title. God is in everything. That's why they say, God is in the details."

    It is great to have you back, girl :D! I missed you.
    True...

    "Interesting. Do you think a lawyer who is an atheist would have trouble citing these reasons in court?"

    LOL I was hoping that someone would touch this subject and it had to be you (you never disappoint me). To answer you question: I don't think an atheist lawyer would have troubles in cour because for him/her this expression is just an expression (for them it doesn't bear a religious/spiritual weight).

    "My view is that natural disasters don't happen to punish, but to shift - the earth - the water - the sky - the consciousness. Look what happens after any disaster, people come together. They show love, kindness, compassion, charity, etc. aspects that often go forgotten. Everything has a season, people, places and things and where there is an end, there is also a beginning."

    This is beautiful and true...

    "An act of God, is getting up in the morning. We are miracles on earth, that truly is an act of God."

    Amen to that, sister!

    Lady A, amazing input: thanks for sharing it with us :D!

    Divine Cheers

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  27. Hey Mark :D!

    "An act of God is every breath that I take."

    Amen!

    "I don't believe God sits upon a throne a hurls thunderbolts at us to punish the world for transgressions. It is us, our consciousness which creates both on an individual level and on a group level."

    I see what you mean...

    "It is interesting how "Acts of God" are woven into our cultural and political lexicon."

    It is, isn't it?

    Mark, thank you so much for having shared your thoughts with us :D!

    Cheers

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  28. Hey Jeff :D!

    Welcome to the MAX!

    I will reply your email: worry not. There was no need to repeat its contents, here on the comments section...

    Cheers

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  29. Bonsoir Sérénity :D!

    "Un acte de Dieu!... serait pour moi, sa création."

    Sans aucun doute...

    "Poser les bases d'un rachat par des punitions me parait puéril, où sont les récompenses? dans notre élévation? certes, mais alors la perception de Dieu aura considérablement changé..."

    Ce paragraphe est une remarque trés importante....

    "Dieu a posé un acte d'amour à sa dimension, nous en avons reçu chacun un éclat, avec tout ce qui fait la diversité divine, et depuis des siècles et des siècles nous cherchons à recontistuer le puzzle, certes, en égratignant souvent fortement le modèle.
    Lorsque l'homme aura repris mainte et mainte fois son ouvrage, et réalisé le plan de Dieu pour lui, alors l'acte premier sera effectif.
    Nous sommes sur une planète qui nous aide à développer nos perceptions endormies, nous sommes à la recherche de cet amour transcendant qui nous échappe à la moindre contrariété. Nous serons long à devenir cet acte de Dieu en lui."

    Mon Dieu...cette pensée-ci est magnifique! Je me émerveille de la beauté des pensées...

    Sérénity, j'apprends toujours quelque chose de nouveau chaque fois que tu nous offres ta sagesse....merci beacoup d'avoir partagé tes pensées avec nous tous :D!

    Cheers

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  30. Hi Zhu :D!

    "Why do things happen? I believe everything happens for a reason, even though it appears terribly unfair. The world isn't fair, indeed. The wrath of a God? Nah, I think we brought the sh%$ on ourselves."

    lol...I know where you are coming from...

    "It could be argue that major natural disasters force us to evolve and to understand that we need to give "nature" a break. Political events happen for a reason as well, nothing is totally out of the blue."

    That makes sense. True...there is always a reason for everything...

    "Basically, it bring awareness."

    It could be...

    Zhu, thank you so much for having shared your thoughts with us :D!

    Cheers

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  31. Hey Peter :D!

    "But to be fair and to take some heat off God, Mother Nature is the one to blame."

    I see what you mean...

    "But we don’t hear it was an “Act of Mother Nature”, now do we?"

    lol nope, we do not...

    "To be fair, we should be using the phrase “Act of God” when things do go our way as well."

    So true, mate! So true...

    Peter, thanks for having shared your thoughts with us :D!

    Cheers

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  32. Hi Manimala :D!

    "For me, the only convincing act of God is the elimination/minimization of ignorance and narrow-mindedness that so often permeates some people's way of life. It would truly take a miracle to do that!! :0)"

    lol...man, I so know what you mean...*nodding*...

    Thanks for this awesome input :D!

    I see you soon...

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