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Church, Fire, and Lightning: A church consumed by fire after being struck by lightning.

A church consumed by fire after being struck by lightning.

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America, Church, and Driving: PRAY FOR US SINNERS JACKSON #10 :00CHRISTIAN BAPTIST SUN. SERVICE 9:30 AM&11:00 AM SUN. EVE. 7:00 PM PASTOR: COUNT YOUR MANY BLESSINGS REPENT CHURCHES CHRISTIAN FIRST BRETHREN CHURCH oFTHE BRETHREN EVANGELICAL METHODIST zephyrantha: glamourcat28: theexistentiallyqueer: saathi1013: stonecoldfemme: sonneillonv: copperhamster: conquerorwurm: banana0042: maybeware: fantastigasmical: kaci3po: watergender: psychicdictatorship: the aesthetic of american far right christianity is horrifying run-down signs screaming about hell in the middle of nowhere is my aesthetic though You don’t know true pants-shitting fear until you’re driving in the middle of nowhere, not a single sign of civilization as far as the eye can see, haven’t seen another living being in three hours, and then out of nowhere suddenly looms a half-destroyed barn with the words “HELL IS REAL” painted on what remains of the roof. I’ll be honest, you could say most of these were from a horror game and I wouldn’t doubt you.  Implying America isn’t a horror game lately. America isn’t a game. It is just a horror. Visible from i-40, between Interstate 40 and old Route 66, the Groom, TX cross Englewood Ohio @saathi1013 #i feel like you would appreciate this YEP. hey so fun fact about that last one it’s located right by the I-75 highway and anyone driving in or out of cincinnati could see it from the road and it was horrifying the first time i saw it because i felt like i was about to die. the statue was called king of kings, but i only ever heard it referred to as touchdown jesus. just imagine yourself kicking a football through those lofty open arms…..ohio 1, satan 0. in 2010 touchdown jesus was very sadly struck by lightning and burned down, possibly because so many heathens were calling him touchdown jesus and imagining playing football with the lord. or possibly because that’s just what happens when you build a giant styrofoam and fiberglass statue next to an artificial pond on a hill in the middle of rural ohio. fortunately our good friends down in englewood have contingency plans for god’s wrath and the end of the world, so they built a new statue named lux mundi. unfortunately, lux mundi is not as amped to play football. but he does look like he’s down for hugs. RIP, touchdown jesus. we miss you. 😢 The skeletal remains of touchdown Jesus is one of the more horrifying things I’ve seen. The line “heathens were calling him touchdown Jesus and imagining playing football with the Lord” is hilarious to me because one of the most pervasive Christian summer camp/“get the kids excited” songs is called My Father’s House and talks about Heaven as a great vacation destination, and everyone’s favorite line is “It’s a big, big yard where we can play football! TOUCHDOWN!” And yes, please do imagine several hundred kids getting more excited about playing football with God than literally anything else that week.
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80s, Gif, and Growing Up: did you know? didyouknowblog.com You can't sink in quicksand. While it's easy to get stuck in and hard to get out of, it's impossible to sink because it acts as a fluid twice as heavy as water, and you aren't dense enough to go under. It liquifies the more you disturb it, sco as long as you don't panic, you'll only sink to about half your body length Photo Credit: imgbuddy didyouknowblog.com therapybegins: shadowkat678: iretrotech: imperialfistsspacemarine: mojave-red: absorbednebula: mojave-red: kompanie-mutter: keyhollow: perkachow: keyhollow: kokolokos: haywood-you-stop-that: ladyfabulous: did-you-kno: Let’s review. YEP. NOPE. Yuh huh. Nuh uh. Source Growing up in the 80s and early 90s really made quicksand a thing to be feared. Your only real danger from quicksand is getting stuck in a tidal area and drowning when the tide comes in the fear is back There’s also that dry quicksand shit What makes dry quicksand different? It dry idk why you used that Princess Bride gif when that’s clearly lightning sand These people don’t know the difference between Lightning Sand, Pea Sand, Pebble Sand, Drum Sand, Glass Sand, Moist Sand, Shadow Sand, Rice Sand, Fine Sand, Dusty Sand, Chipped Sand, Grit Sand, Crystal Sand, Glow Sand and Scrape Sand.   I’m not even going to try to pretend I know more than half of those Lightning Sand is actually sand that’s been struck by lightning and makes glass. Pea sand is sand that is not quite the size of peas but close. Happens mostly where sandstone cliffs get a lot of upward and sideways winds over thousands of years, breaks nodules off and rolls them into spheres. Pebble sand is irregular shaped grains about the size of pea sand. Drum sand is sand that actually vibrates when you either walk on it or the wind blows on it. The sand dune voice noises you hear are drum sand. Glass sand is sand made from glass fragments. Moist sand is sand that has water under it so you dig down and hit moist sand, it clumps. Shadow sand is sand that is black, usually made from lava flows that have been ground down to pumice. Rice sand is sand that has grains the size of rice grains. Fine sand is the sand you use for hourglasses and the like. Dusty sand is mostly dust with some fine grains, more or less powder. Chipped sand is sand that has chips of rock and other debris in it like sticks and bone. Grit sand is sand that is gritty enough to rub against itself and hear crunching. Crystal sand is sand that is made from quartz or other mineral crystals. Glow sand is yellow uranium sand, was used in Vaseline glass to make it yellow green. Called Vaseline glass because it has a look like it’s Vaseline. That’s the stuff I inhaled. Scrape Sand is sand is any sand being blown around fast enough to scrape paint or skin off something.  I live where there’s a lot of sand.  Reblog for all the various types of sand. You forgot the most deadly sand of all Gotta reblog again for that.
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America, Ass, and Children: I DON'T REMEMBER MR, FEENY HAVING A GUN Ro Oh man, isn't this election just like when Voldemort faced Harry in The Deathly Hallows? l am physically unable to talk about real world issues without correlating it to level entry "geek" media because l'm so disconnected with reality that I need to use pop culture as a motivator to care about anything this is what Twitter wants please buy my zelda clone on itch.io AME 聲麗·都融顦.運海 七 <p><a href="https://unlimited-shitpost-works.tumblr.com/post/172254908457/cankristi-libertarirynn-cankristi" class="tumblr_blog">unlimited-shitpost-works</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="http://cankristi.tumblr.com/post/172251581035/libertarirynn-cankristi-libertarirynn" class="tumblr_blog">cankristi</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/172251389154/cankristi-libertarirynn-cankristi" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://cankristi.tumblr.com/post/172250725045/libertarirynn-cankristi-libertarirynn" class="tumblr_blog">cankristi</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/172250552859/cankristi-libertarirynn-ill-give-them-a-tiny" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://cankristi.tumblr.com/post/172250148495/libertarirynn-ill-give-them-a-tiny-bit-of-credit" class="tumblr_blog">cankristi</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/172250024264/ill-give-them-a-tiny-bit-of-credit-for-moving" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>I’ll give them a tiny bit of credit for moving away from Harry Potter but we’re still in the lame fictional character references.</p></blockquote> <p>Better than LARPing the American Revolution as an excuse to not do anything about guns. THE SPIRIT OF 1776 WILL RISE AGAIN!!! YEEEHAWWWW</p> </blockquote> <p>Gun violence still accounts for a teeny tiny percentage of deaths in the United States but please go on pretending it’s the biggest issue of our times.</p> </blockquote> <p>All countries have violence. Not all countries have mass shootings on the regular. It’s a big issue because it’s unique to us, not because it has the biggest body count. <br/><br/>The unique psychological impact of fearing the next school shooting when you’re trying to learn is a big issue. Children in schools shouldn’t be expecting to get  shot to death. We’re the only country in the developed world where that’s an ongoing fear. <br/><br/>(Also you didn’t address the fact that LARPing as if it’s 1776 is something grown ass adults have done to support their beliefs long before left-leaning people made harry potter references)</p> </blockquote> <p>I didn’t say anything about LARPing 1776 because I don’t give a shit about it. At least 1776 actually happened, unlike the battle of fucking Hogwarts. And whether people want to dress up or not changes nothing about the actual facts of the issue. America does not the highest rate of gun violence. Not even close. In fact we have the highest rate of gun ownership and yet do not have the highest rate of gun violence. If guns were really the problem, we should be the most violent nation in the world.</p> </blockquote> <p>Dodging the issue yet again. We’re the only developed country where kids go to school and are afraid of being shot to death in a mass shooting. That’s why it’s a big issue now. The March for Our Lives organized by the students for the students. <br/><br/>And of course if you take countries with lower standards of living, more corrupt criminal justice systems, less stable governments,  etc etc. you’re more likely to see gun violence there. That’s why the qualifier of developed is so important. We’re similar enough to developed countries that a comparison makes sense, and different enough in our relationship to guns that they’re a likely candidate for the determining variable. <br/><br/>And really? You don’t give a shit about it? So I take it you don’t believe we need guns for revolution? If you do that’s LARPing based on historical conditions that are no longer reality. </p> </blockquote> <p>Here’s an article that explains why comparing the US to other “developed” countries is a mistake:</p> <p><a href="https://mises.org/wire/mistake-only-comparing-us-murder-rates-developed-countries">https://mises.org/wire/mistake-only-comparing-us-murder-rates-developed-countries</a></p> <p>If you don’t want to read it, I’ll summarize. What you really mean when you say “developed” is an arbitrary list of countries, that are mostly rich, white, and/or European. The fact that you only want to look at a particular set of countries is because if you look at the whole world, you are forced to acknowledge that a particular country’s homicide rate is driven by many factors other than guns, and your narrative falls apart.</p> <p>You are statistically more likely to be struck by lightning that killed in a mass shooting. It’s an irrational fear.</p> <p>The March for our Lives was organized by Everytown and backed by people as big as Oprah.</p> </blockquote>
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