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C.S. Lewis wrote these words in his book “The Screwtape Letters” nearly 79 years ago. Amazing how this could have been written today:
′′One young devil asked the old man: "How did you manage to bring so many souls to hell?" The old devil answered: "I instilled fear in them!" Answers the youngster: "Great job!
And what were they afraid of? Wars? Hunger?" Answers the man: "No, they were afraid of the disease!" For this youngster: "Does this mean they didn't get sick? Are they not dead? There was no rescue for them?"
The old man answered: "but no . . . they got sick, died, and the rescue was there." The young devil, surprised, answered: "Then I don't understand???" The old man answered: "You know they believed the only thing they have to keep at any cost is their lives.
They stopped hugging, greeting each other. They've moved away from each other. They gave up all social contacts and everything that was human! Later they ran out of money, lost their jobs, but that was their choice because they were afraid for their lives, that's why they quit their jobs without even having bread.
They believed blindly everything they heard and read in the papers.
They gave up their freedoms, they didn't leave their own homes literally anywhere. They stopped visiting family and friends.
The world turned into such a concentration camp, without forcing them into captivity.
They accepted everything!!!
Just to live at least one more miserable day . . . And so living, they died every day!!! And that's how it was very easy for me to take their miserable souls to hell..... ′′
C.S. Lewis in 1942
 

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C.S. Lewis wrote these words in his book “The Screwtape Letters” nearly 79 years ago. Amazing how this could have been written today:
′′One young devil asked the old man: "How did you manage to bring so many souls to hell?" The old devil answered: "I instilled fear in them!" Answers the youngster: "Great job!
And what were they afraid of? Wars? Hunger?" Answers the man: "No, they were afraid of the disease!" For this youngster: "Does this mean they didn't get sick? Are they not dead? There was no rescue for them?"
The old man answered: "but no . . . they got sick, died, and the rescue was there." The young devil, surprised, answered: "Then I don't understand???" The old man answered: "You know they believed the only thing they have to keep at any cost is their lives.
They stopped hugging, greeting each other. They've moved away from each other. They gave up all social contacts and everything that was human! Later they ran out of money, lost their jobs, but that was their choice because they were afraid for their lives, that's why they quit their jobs without even having bread.
They believed blindly everything they heard and read in the papers.
They gave up their freedoms, they didn't leave their own homes literally anywhere. They stopped visiting family and friends.
The world turned into such a concentration camp, without forcing them into captivity.
They accepted everything!!!
Just to live at least one more miserable day . . . And so living, they died every day!!! And that's how it was very easy for me to take their miserable souls to hell..... ′′
C.S. Lewis in 1942
Wow..sounds like a headline. Thanks for sharing. Gotta swipe it. Sorry.
 

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Another writing that pertains to today was written several decades into the "A.D." era. It's called The Book of Revelation. It warned of a "mark" that would be required in order to buy or sell. These days, many places require a "vax card" in order to buy or sell or to participate in the public square or to use public transportation. Sweden is beginning to implant chips into humans to simplify the "proof-of-vax" insanity. What used to sound like a "conspiracy theory" is now knocking on our proverbial door.
 

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I stole it from Ryder over at preppergroups.com, LOL.
A share on Fake Book got flagged for sharing false information. Not sure what could have been untrue about a story in a fictional book...other than maybe they think he didnt really say it. Its a puzzler.
 

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I don't really care if he said it or not, it's still a great quote.
 

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I don't buy this one bit. Do you think that a 14 year old kid in Sweden?

Well, I don't believe anything I read--and I mean 100% of the story--until I know the guy, read something about him before, or is looking to get an 'easy-out' of jail or prison.

I also believe that there are a lot of females on this particular forum, simply because they want to have fun and read the events but don't want to get kicked off.

BTW, over the past +5 years I also believe that women buy knives for defense. And I would happily buy better toys and polish the items, as well.
 
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