Originally Posted by hav2flynow
God is always fair.
He didn’t seem very fair while I watched my mother die of cancer. And save the me Job bit. Bad, even horrific, things happen to good people. And good things happen to bad people.
And I see “redemption” as a “get out of jail free” card. It is no accident that Jews, agnostics and atheists are less common in prison than they are in the general population—there is something to be said for a world view that allows for no passes on personal responsibility.
But I hope that we are all wrong. Justice would be served if right now Jerry is doing a lot of explaining to a maternal deity.