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Monday, December 25, 2006

Rapture Ready

posted by on December 25 at 10:30 AM

I have seen the Rapture. Or, at least, I have seen its annual Christmas Day approximation. And I have to say, it’s really quite nice.

When I was young I used to spend Christmas Day feeling left behind. But these days I like to wander the empty city in the morning, when everyone’s at home opening presents and it’s nothing but us Jews (along with Hindus, Muslims, Buddhists, chronic innebriates, and assorted apostates) out on the streets.

I always think: If the Rapture really comes, and all the Christians in the world (or most of them, or, at least, a bunch of them) are whisked up to Heaven, this is exactly what it will feel like. An abandoned city. A reign of other religions.

Sure, it’s somewhat lonely. But that’s why, the rest of the year, I like hanging out with Christian sinners. I know, in The End, they’ll never leave me.

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1

What talk of Left Behind is complete without mentioning the awful Real-Time Strategy game of the same name?

Posted by Aexia | December 25, 2006 12:29 PM
2

What talk of Left Behind is complete without mentioning the awful Real-Time Strategy game of the same name?

Posted by Aexia | December 25, 2006 12:35 PM
3

Weird. Sorry about the double-post.

Posted by Aexia | December 25, 2006 12:37 PM
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You know, I have a feeling that if the Rapture occurred, Seattle wouldn't look all that different. After all, we are "the most unchurched city in America." We Jews would have plenty of company.

Posted by Gitai | December 25, 2006 2:18 PM
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Would Mel Brooks please direct a feature film entitled
Left Behind... and LOVING it!

Posted by Dicker | December 26, 2006 8:08 AM

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