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A View from the Altar / Invincible stupidity
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Invincible stupidity

Circa 1977, I was exiting a pre Wal-Mart discount store in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.  About the time I reached my truck, the guy parked next to me tried to start his giant Buick land barge.  It said, “Gr-r-runk… tiki tiki tiki tiki tiki.”  He hit the key a couple more times, and the starter would barely click.

I rolled down my truck window and called to him, “Hey, sounds like your battery’s dead.  I’ve got some jumper cables behind the seat here.  You want me to give you a boost?”

He said, “No thanks.  I just put a quart of oil in, and it ain’t generatin’ yet.”

From this we learn that there are people whom you cannot help.  It is a good lesson for life in general, and for preachers and governments in particular.

otherbrothersteve@gmail.com

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