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PostHeaderIcon God as a computer programmer!

Important Theological Questions that are Answered If we Think of God as a

Computer Programmer.

Q Does God control everything that happens in my life?

A He could if he used the debugger, but it”s tedious to step through all

those variables.

Q Why does God allow evil to happen?

A God thought He eliminated evil in one of the earlier versions.

Q Does God know everything?

A He likes to think so, but He is often amazed to find out what goes on in

the daemon scripts.

Q What causes God to intervene in earthly affairs?

A If a critical error occurs, the system pages Him automatically and He

logs on from home to try to bring it up. Otherwise things can wait until


Q Did God really create the world in seven days?

A He did it in six days and nights while living on Jolt and candy bars. On

the seventh day He went home and found out His girlfriend had left Him.

Q How come the Age of Miracles Ended?

A That was the development phase of the project; now we are in the

maintenance phase.

Q Will there be another Universe after the Big Bang?

A A lot of people are drawing things on the white board, but personally,

God doubts that it will ever be implemented.

Q Who is Satan?

A Satan is an MIS director who takes credit for more powers than he

actually possesses, so non-technical people are scared of him. God thinks

of him as irritating but irrelevant.

Q What is the role of sinners?

A Sinners are the people who find new and imaginative ways to mess up the

system when God has made it idiot-proof.

Q Where will I go after I die?

A Onto a DAT tape.

Q Will I be reincarnated?

A Not unless there is a special need to recreate you. And searching those

.tar files is a major hassle, so if there is a request for you, God will

just say that the tape has been lost.

Q Am I unique and special in the universe?

A There are over 10,000 major university and corporate sites running exact

duplicates of you in the present release version.

Q What is the purpose of the universe?

A God created it because He values elegance and simplicity, but then the

users and managers demanded He tack all this senseless stuff onto it, and

now everything is more complicated and expensive than ever.

Q If I pray to God, will He listen?

A You can waste His time telling Him what to do, or you can just get off

His back and let Him code.

Q What is the one true religion?

A All systems have their advantages and disadvantages, so just pick the one

that best suits your needs and don”t let anyone put you down.

Q Is God angry that Jesus was crucified?

A Let”s just say He”s not going to any more meetings if He can help it,

because that last one with the twelve managers and the food turned out to

be murder.

Q How can I protect myself from evil?

A Change your password every month and don”t make it a name, a common word,

or a date like your birthday.

Q Some people claim they hear the voice of God. Is this true?

A They are much more likely to receive email.

Q How can we interpret the Heisenberg Uncertainty Constant?

A A manifestation of our machine”s precision limit.

Q What was Aramaic?

A The original Higher Order MACRO Language.

Q What does that make Ancient Hebrew?

A Aramaic++

Q Why don”t we see God at work?

A God works at interrupt level. When He wants to do something, He suspends

our processes, saves our registers and status, and swaps us out. Then He

works His will on the world. Then He swaps us back in, restores our

registers and status, and resumes our execution. To us, things appear to

change by magic.

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