August 18th, 2009 16:46 EST
"An Israeli university student (Alon Nir) has opened a Twitter site, twitter.com/thekotel, where prayers can be sent for placement in the crevices of Jerusalem`s Western Wall, a Jewish holy site that faithful believe provides a direct line to the Almighty.
Prayers, which are sent via a direct message link on Nir`s Twitter site, cannot be viewed by the public." Reuters
I`m sure the Almighty is very grateful to the student. God must be quite busy, and he probably wishes everyone would limit their prayers to 140 characters.
If a Muslim sends a tweet beseeching Allah to destroy the Western Wall, will Nir place his message in the Western Wall? Will the Muslim have better luck reciting his prayer on the Dome of the Rock? I figure Jehovah has jurisdiction over the Western Wall, but Allah has control of the Dome of the Rock and other sites holy to Islam.
It`s pathetic that technology is being used to foster superstitious beliefs. Neither Jehovah, Allah or any other deity knows jack about Twitter. Don`t waste your time sending a tweet to God, you`d have better luck tweeting Lindsay Lohan and getting a reply.