I received this in an Email today and so did GI KOREA
A United States soldier was attending some college courses between
assignments. He had completed missions in Iraq and Afghanistan.
One of the courses had a professor who was an avowed atheist and a
member of the ACLU.
One day the professor shocked the class when he came in. He looked to
the ceiling and flatly stated, "God, if you are real, then I want you to
knock me off this platform. I'll give you exactly 15 minutes." The
lecture room fell silent. You could hear a pin drop.
Ten minutes went by and the professor proclaimed, "Here I am God. I'm
It got down to the last couple of minutes when the soldier got out of
his chair, went up to the professor, and cold-cocked him knocking him
off the platform. The professor was out cold. The soldier went back to
his seat and sat there, silently. The other students were shocked and
stunned and sat there looking on in silence. The professor eventually
came to, noticeably shaken, looked at the soldier and asked, "What the
hell is the matter with you? Why did you do that?"
The soldier calmly replied, "God was too busy today protecting America's
soldiers who are protecting your right to say stupid shit and act like
an asshole. So, He sent me."