My mom received one of those shitty forwarded "This is the downfall of society, people taking God out of our schools, blah blah" emails from my aunt, and even though she does not agree with the message of the email, and knows that I DEFINITELY do not agree with the message of the email, decided she ought to read it out loud to me.
I hate, hate, hate, hate, hate that shitty tripe, and now all it's done is it got me worked up and angry, because it's not like the email writer is right here with us and I can tell him/her where they can go shove their paranoid and outdated views.
I'm annoyed with how worked up this stupid email got me. It was so bad that I almost made a Facebook post about it, and i never EVER do religious/political rants on facebook. I had it all typed up, almost posted it, and then I realized that there is going to be those one or two people who want to argue over it, and I didn't feel like coming home from work today to have to deal with that and let it make me angry all over again.
I mean, damn. I'm not even an atheist and this shit pisses me off. I believe in God/a higher power, I just don't believe that God gives a shit about pretty much any of the things these email writers think he gives a shit about.
Plus, people acting like debauchery and teen pregnancy out of wedlock is a modern symptom of our downfall? Back in the 1700s, those pure and wholesome God-fearin' times, somewhere between 1/3 and 1/2 of all weddings involved a pregnant bride. It's not just a recent thing that kids have figured out a way to insert peg into hole, it's just recent that we've been trying to teach them safer ways to do it instead of just forbidding it and letting everyone deal with the consequences.
Don't kid yourself, friend. I still know how.