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Editor B on Flickr writes this caption:
Once, New Orleans was a pious and devout city. Sadly it seems Katrina has turned the city away from God…
He’s jokingly referring to a school — New Orleans Christian Academy — whose name now appears to be quite ironic…
NO Christ: an Academy?
Commenter howieluvzus adds that it’s better than the sign that read “F God”:
I have always struggled with what to call the First Assembly of God in short hand. Is it the FAG church or First Ass. of God?
Nice. The sad truth is that i expect many people in New Orleans would proudly tell us that Hurricane Katrina strengthened their faith. Here in Mississippi, I’ve heard that enough to make me sick.
Funny stuff. (I took the first photo myself.) Anyway, as a confirmed atheist, I’m glad to discover this blog. Thanks for sharing my photo. And Vjack, I’m sure you’re right. Katrina was a powerful experience, but it’s very rare for even something of that magnitude to actually change people’s minds. In matters of faith — or lack thereof — such events tend only to deepen a person’s commitment to whatever perspective they already have, be it religious, political, whatever. Adult people changing their minds on deeply held beliefs? That’s about the rarest thing ever.
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