Saturday, September 22, 2007

God, you've been served

I just don't get this. I've read several accounts of it but still don't understand. Did you hear that a Nebraska senator has filed a lawsuit against God. yep, you read right - GOD! I suggest that you follow both links to read both stories in their entirety.

Fox News reports, "The suit asks for a 'permanent injunction ordering Defendant to cease certain harmful activities and the making of terroristic threats.'" The article goes on to say, "Chambers says he isn't suing God because he has any kind of beef with the deity. He says the suit is to fight possible laws restricting the filing of frivolous lawsuits."

He's trying to prove a point that anyone should be able to file lawsuits against anyone - even God. Well, I don't think anyone CAN file a lawsuit against God. It just doesn't make sense to me. What's funny though is that, apparently, God has responded to the lawsuit against Him. The response was left miraculously on a counter at the County District Court in Omaha. Obviously, God didn't really send it, but whoever did, has God's best interest at heart.

It stated, as reported by Yahoo News, "Blaming the Almighty for human oppression and suffering misses an important point. I created man and woman with free will and next to the promise of immortal life, free will is my greatest gift to you." Another response said the Lord disputes Chambers' allegations. Both responses were signed by, "God."

I'm just wondering how far this will all go. It's all pretty silly if you ask me.

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Short Stop said...

Totally silly. It always amazes me what people will do. I always wonder what the real motivation is behind their behavior. Something to think about anyway...

Penless Thoughts said...

Sounds silly and very petty to me. In a world with serious issues and too many frivolous lawsuits already.

Pam in Colorado said...

Very silly and the idea that anyone should be able to sue anyone is ridiculous.

I must say though, that in real life we already know God wins. How refreshing would it be, if in this situation, God came out on top as well.

Melissa said...

I read about this too. I understand that he's trying to make a point... but... um... this is just stupid.

Amber said...

So nice to see our tax dollars being put to good use.

Anonymous said...

i read about that too. Couldn't believe it. But, good to see that once again God wins!


Jamey said...

I saw this on the news...ridiculous. Yes, I think we could put our tax dollars to better use!

Lynne said...

Remember that movie "Oh, God" with John Denver and George Burns. And the courtroom scene where God (George Burns) swears on the Bible saying "So help me, me"? I'm just imagining the possibilities if this case ever does make it to court!

I cringe every time I see a jury duty summons in my mailbox because I usually end up on some frivilous lawsuit case. The courts here are really backed up with such cases.