I’d like to introduce you to the guy who looked like god against Denver last night.
“Look at the attention I get: It’s because I throw a football. But that’s what society values. That’s not what God values. God could give a shit, as far as I’m concerned. He didn’t invent the game. We did. I have some eye-hand coordination, and I can throw the ball. I don’t think that matters to God.” ~ Tom Brady in 2008
If god was ever going to pick a time to ignore real suffering and intervene in a football game against the wicked, he sure missed a chance to suit up last night.
There is no god, but there were a few miracles this season: that this guy got any playing time, that almost half the nation thinks so little of god that they think he prioritizes NFL games against crappy teams over bringing mercy to the suffering, and that those same people think they’re better than anybody.
The same god who once held the power to create the universe has apparently been reduced to robbing people of perspective.