Word: Human ego and apostasy
Gov. Sonny Perdueâ€™s Nov. 13 â€œPrayer Service for Rainâ€ at the Capitol provoked nationwide criticism and mockery from sources both predictable and surprising.
I guess praying is better than having actual ideas about conservation and sustainable living...
— Kos at DailyKos
Soak me, Jesus: Georgia's new water management program: prayer.
— Headline of Slate.comâ€™s story about the prayer event
It is simply human ego and superstition to imagine that assembled wishful thinking can affect the natural laws of the universe.
— Annie Laurie Gaynor of Madison, Wisconsinâ€™s Freedom From Religion Foundation, in a letter to Gov. Perdue.
Governor leads prayer for rain. Handling snakes for full employment on Sunday.
— A headline on the blog Dvorak Uncensored, which appears above a black and white photo of snake handlers.
I guess they just need something to wash all those pickup trucks.
— Political humor blog Banana Slug, Dammit mocks Perdue with a fake news story titled â€œGovernor of Georgia: God F*cking Hates Us"
Will Sonny Perdueâ€™s church home, First Baptist Church of Woodstock, Georgia, take any action regarding his calling and presiding over a religious apostasy meeting?
— Blogger healtheland at blog Jesus Christology is upset at Perdue for presiding over an interfaith prayer to a â€œhigher powerâ€ instead of a Christian prayer to â€œthe One True God in the Name of Jesus Christ.â€