The Corpus Callosum

Why Did God Create Israel In 1948?

Folks, please help me understand href="http://www.michnews.com/J_Grant_Swank_Jr/430598.shtml">this:

Why did God create Israel in 1948?

He did so, not for the Jews’ sake primarily, but to vindicate His holy
name.

I guess you have to read the whole thing to get the full effect. 
Well, maybe not.  None of it is any more rational than the passage
above.  Even if you believe in God, why would you think that God
needs to vindicate his name in the eyes of us pitiful mortals?  It
just doesn’t make any sense.

Comments

  1. #1 PalMD
    February 25, 2009

    Great, these wackos live near me?

  2. #2 Rob Jase
    February 25, 2009

    Sure it does.

    The OT/NT/Koran god is a petty psychopathic tyrant.

    Why expect anything different?

  3. #3 stumpy
    February 25, 2009

    …and why, specifically, in 1948? Is it possible that His holy name would have been less thoroughly vindicated, had He created Israel in, say, 1963?

  4. #4 Ehit
    February 26, 2009

    Personally I can’t believe in silly ideas that one place is chosen by ‘god’ as theirs. Ridiculous.

    I risk being called ‘anti-semitic’, but how is it that now should anyone make negative comments about israel, he/she becomes anti-semitic? And the holocaust means more suffering than other equally grave massacres (ex. Nanking, Armenian people, etc.)? The others didn’t suffer?

    Israel’s tactics are now to do upon others what was done to them (do excuse the religious twist), so much for a ‘democratic’ (I would not equate israel to a democratic country.) They are displacing the original inhabitants who even welcomed them before they were forced to defend themselves in anyway (violence however remains unjustifiable)