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Mrsvalkyrie Mrsvalkyrie 51-55, F 8 Answers May 1, 2012

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You were dead the minute you slapped the mag in and jumped out.

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Grin - there are hypocrites everywhere. What you're talking about is the hypocrite who is an atheist until imminent death approaches, then suddenly "comes to Jesus" or whatever...although, I have seen a few folks, in near death situations, who claim it is ingrained habit - i.e., a guy I was with, former altarboy - he professed to be an atheist, but ...we're in a tight spot hiding, outnumbered, and I had to tell him to shut up, because he was reciting the Lord's Prayer. Later, He apologized for panicking, and I gently teased him about being an atheist, but reverting under pressure. He was trying hard not to panic...not breaking cover and keeping silent is what kept us alive that night...although I won't ever discount Prayer, just in case.<br />
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That is one of the things that pains me about Christian Theology - this idea that you can live a life of outright evil, then repent at the last moment, and if you die in a "state of grace", you're cool, it's the "get out of jail free" card.<br />
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Yeah...right.<br />
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Now me, I was busy re-evaluating the tactical situation and trying to figure out how to kill many as possible for my Death Guard - I do not know for certain what will happen when I die, but, going to the Halls of Feasting, to sit with the Maker of All would be good. the Christian Heaven sounds boring - and the Islamics - 72 wives? - are you kidding? - that sounds more like Hell to me. One good woman would be Heaven - one bad one is Hell (been there, done that) and 72 women - just too awful to contemplate.

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As a true warrior with a pragmatic outlook,the halls of Valhalla will welcome you i think.not saying"oh god!" Wasn't admitted to in a lot of answers probably..as a true Valkyrie at heart you are the ones i look for..;-))

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I'm not Asateru - I think that's how it is spelled - anyway not talking about Valhalla. There is a small Shinto sect - and i will admit - for all that is on the other side of the world, you wonder if some Norseman did wander over to Japan or something? - but, for all of that, I don't worry about the "Oh, God" sort of comment under stress...the original poster was asking about "no atheists in foxholes" - my point is, you believe what you believe - a true believer stays with what they believe in, no matter what.
A poser, on the other hand - shows their true colors under stress.

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I was in a fast coming auto crash (45-50 mph) recently. Saw it coming just before it happened. I was an atheist before, and still am after.

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Maybe, but death is inevitable, so why bother. What's done is done.

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You don't think at all when the balloon goes up. Religious belief is irrelevant, so is about everything else.

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That always sounded stupid to me- one has not believed in something their whole life and then at the bitter end-they believe- Like you hated spinach your whole life and want it as a last meal

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No time for a meal!

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