On my religion blog but perhaps of interest to others.
I’m in a New York area airport- airports are no fun, but New York airports are a little less fun- and I see a young woman walking by on the other side of the security glass wearing a black t-shirt with big white lettering on it. It said, in part, “blessed are the destroyers of false hope” but I didn’t get the rest.
I thought, “Hmmm, maybe that’s from Jeremiah” so I googled it. After all, it makes sense. False hope is best destroyed. Hope in money, power, pleasure, status, all the false things people place hope in. Abandon your hope in these things, people. It will hurt at first, but you will quickly feel much, much better. Sort of like being seasick, and then you get on land and you’re magically better.
But no. It’s from the Satanic bible. It turns out Anton LaVey thought hope in God was…
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