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[The following exchange orignally appeared on the Home Living Helper blog, run by Lydia Sherman. Note: It is not currently hosted on that site, but rather a site which posted a comment evicerating it. So don't go banging on their door about it guys, Distind]

[Carla, a commenter, says]: “I’m sure you have been watching scenes from Katrina victims. I kept hoping I would see some lady fleeing the hurricane in clothes which looked presentable. Instead, the images I was presented were almost uniformly an ugly tee-shirt combined with these big shorts. Can you imagine having only those clothes on your back and nothing else? When will the women of our country wake up? No wonder marriages are falling apart.”

[Lydia, the blog owner, responds]: “What does the phrase ‘die with dignity’ mean to us? We have let the modernists liberal define this for us, making it completely contrary to real dignity. I’ve heard people say “I wouldn’t be caught dead in that outfit.” As a people, we used to be concerned with the impression and the influence we left others at our passing. I’m not suggesting we get all dressed up for a hurricane, but if those clothes which provide dignity and coverings are the only thing in our closets and the only thing available to us, we won’t be caught in a storm with the big shorts, saggy tee shirts and flip-flops. Tragedies always bring scenes of ripped and dirty clothing, but I think it is very telling about our morals and values when we allow our women to trapse about in nothing but garments that would have been underwear a hundred years ago.”

Confused?

So were we! You can find all of this, and more, on Fundies Say the Darndest Things!

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