Religious people who claim that their holy books contain prophecies that have been fulfilled have a hard time explaining how it does not say anything about the internet, smartphones, planes and other revolutionary current technologies. Everything in those books, even the prophecies, is consistent with just the knowledge that people had in those times.
But in this article that deals with the problem of people in church using their smartphones and iPads to surf the web, text friends, and play games during religious services, one person sees the bright side and says that now having the world of information at their fingertips was foretold by god.
“I see development of technology as the fulfillment of a Judeo-Christian prophecy,” said Tracy Cowdell, a regional LDS leader in Sandy.
“Isaiah, who spoke of our time, said: ‘The Earth shall be full of the knowledge of the Lord, as the waters cover the sea.’
Who knew that the widespread and easy availability of pornography was part of the ‘knowledge of the Lord’ that would fill the Earth?