Our environment is getting biblical

March 1, 2021 by Joshua
in Humor, Nature

You’ve heard of fire and brimstone. The Bible refers to them plenty. Here’s a typical passage, from Luke:

But the same day that Lot went out of Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven, and destroyed them all.

Do you know what brimstone is? Sulfur.

Do you know what makes acid rain? Sulfur!

What did the ozone hole do if not let in fire?

We’re seeing fire and brimstone raining down from the sky. Should we count the pandemic?

We’re making all these things, though. They aren’t just happening. We could choose to stop.

We’ve indulged in many years of plenty. As we overfish and overuse nearly every other natural resource—why do we call parts of nature “resources”?—we can expect many lean years. The Bible taught to prepare for those lean years, though. I don’t see us preparing.

Look at these pictures of one spot in Beijing. Are we polluting the world to hell?

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