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This Day in History: Knobs or Points?

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"... there was strong popular resistance to opposing God’s will by erecting an artificial device. Even though the pope sanctioned their construction, rods were often torn down by local clergymen and congregations who argued that it was wrong to resist this heavenly artillery."

Watch out.  If some of those know-it-all rogue theologians find out about this, they'll get thousands of American fools to tear down lightning rods including grounding rods from electrical lines leading to houses.

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