Blinding Virgin

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Kimberley, Mar 17, 2008.

  1. Kimberley

    Kimberley Registered Member

    Almost 50 people in India blinded themselves after looking directly at the sun to see an image of the Virgin Mary.
    The group started staring at the sky after reports of the visions were said to have appeared over the former home of a hotel owner in the Kottayam area in southeast India.
    One hospital in the district reported 48 patients had been admitted with burned retinas since last week.
    Churches have warned their congregations that looking at the sun will cause permanent blindness and have told them the supposed miracle is not one.

    :-/ Silly duffas :nod:

  2. Mirage

    Mirage Administrator Staff Member V.I.P.

    Wow that's pretty unfortunate.. and dumb.. I don't understand people sometimes.

    When did this happen?
  3. Iris

    Iris rainbow 11!

    Can we have a link to the story?
  4. Swiftstrike

    Swiftstrike Registered Member

    I was under the impression there were very few Christians in India...
  5. Malificus

    Malificus Likes snow

    about 2.3% of India's population is Christian.

    That's still 24 million people
  6. Kimberley

    Kimberley Registered Member

  7. Mirage

    Mirage Administrator Staff Member V.I.P.

    No matter what you believe, science will tell us that looking straight into the sun isn't worth it no matter what. Here's the worst part according to that article:

    So more people will be going blind for the rest of their lives due to this...
  8. Vegito728

    Vegito728 Registered Member

    Okay..........that's a little strange..........but just a little.....

    I wonder whos idea it was to say "Hey! Quick! Look at the sun".
  9. English-Emo-Boy

    English-Emo-Boy Supreme System Lord V.I.P. Lifetime

    You'd think others would learn from the mistakes of the first victims.
  10. The_Burger_King

    The_Burger_King Registered Member

    I love idiots. I mean really how many news stories would we miss out on if there were no more idiots.

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