We say almost because this installment isn’t funny. But
we think you’ll like it anyway.
A old cowboy went to a barbershop to have his hair
cut and his beard trimmed. As the barber began to
work, they began to have a good conversation. They
talked about so many things and various subjects.
When they eventually touched on the subject of God,
the barber said: “I don’t believe that God exists.”
“Why do you say that?” asked the cowboy.
“Well, you just have to go out in the street to
realize that God doesn’t exist. Tell me, if God
exists, would there be so many sick people? Would
there be abandoned children? If God existed, there
would be neither suffering nor pain. I can’t
imagine a loving God who would allow all of these
The cowboy thought for a moment, but didn’t respond
because he didn’t want to start an argument. The
barber finished his job and the cowboy left the shop.
Just after he left the barbershop, he saw a man in the
street with long, stringy, dirty hair and an untrimmed
beard. He looked dirty and unkempt.
The cowboy turned back and entered the barber shop
again and he said to the barber: “You know what?
Barbers do not exist.”
“How can you say that?” asked the surprised barber.
“I am here, and I am a barber. And I just worked on
“No!” the cowboy exclaimed. “Barbers don’t exist
because if they did, there would be no people with
dirty long hair and untrimmed beards, like that man
“Ah, but barbers DO exist! What happens, is people
do not come to me.”
“Exactly!”- affirmed the cowboy. “That’s the point!
God, too, DOES exist! What happens, is, people don’t
go to Him and do not look for Him. That’s why there’s
so much pain and suffering in the world.”
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