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Old Jul 5, 05, 1:53 am   #1
 
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Question Bible passages with my meal?

A few months ago a friend told me that he flew AS for the first time and under his food was a verse from the bible. I have flown AS quite a bit and had never noticed until tonight when I flew BOS-SEA. I usually don't eat the plane food in coach because it isn't very good but I was starving and the sandwiches seemed ok. Under my sandwich was a piece of paper with a picture of a sunset and a bible verse! I couldn't believe it. I'm not religous at all and find this a little odd. Anyone care to inform me on how long this has been going on?
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Old Jul 5, 05, 2:04 am   #2
 
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Halfway to forever, I believe. For as long as I've been flying AS (from childhood on) the little cards have been there.
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Old Jul 5, 05, 3:07 am   #3
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I actually enjoy them and look forward to them.

They have been there as long as I can remember.
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Old Jul 5, 05, 5:55 am   #4
 
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With the cutbacks in food service I haven't seen one of those cards in months. Maybe they only distribute them when they are serving something that resembles a meal rather than with the soda and pretzels. I wonder who makes the decision regarding this distinction. In any case, I personally would prefer that they spend their time and money on something else when they are having such serious service problems. But yes, they've been doing it for a long time. Those who don't enjoy the little commercial can just discard it.

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Old Jul 5, 05, 7:09 am   #5
 
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I actually enjoy them and look forward to them.

They have been there as long as I can remember.
I enjoy then as well.

If someone doesn't want to read them all they have to do is turn it over and ignore it.
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Old Jul 5, 05, 7:24 am   #6
 
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I enjoy then as well.

If someone doesn't want to read them all they have to do is turn it over and ignore it.
I assume you'd say the same thing if the card contained something that contradicted your own beliefs? If so, that's cool. Live and let live.
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Old Jul 5, 05, 8:09 am   #7
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I assume you'd say the same thing if the card contained something that contradicted your own beliefs? If so, that's cool. Live and let live.
The baiting is really unnecessary. Your question has been answered here:

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Old Jul 5, 05, 9:09 am   #8
 
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I assume you'd say the same thing if the card contained something that contradicted your own beliefs? If so, that's cool. Live and let live.

Maybe they mass print the part about turing water into wine.
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Old Jul 5, 05, 10:50 am   #9
 
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Old Jul 5, 05, 12:08 pm   #10
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Maybe they mass print the part about turing water into wine.
That would assume they still board enough water or wine
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Old Jul 5, 05, 12:09 pm   #11
 
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I thought it was to remind passengers that, hey, if Jesus can go through 40 days and nights in the desert without food or water, you shouldn't be complaining about the lack of food that you are getting on this flight.
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The baiting is really unnecessary. Your question has been answered here:

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Seemed like a vaild question to me. All else being equal, I avoid flying AS specifically due to this unwelcome proselytizing.
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Old Jul 5, 05, 12:45 pm   #13
 
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Seemed like a vaild question to me. All else being equal, I avoid flying AS specifically due to this unwelcome proselytizing.

On the flip side, all things equal this is a huge positive.
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On the flip side, all things equal this is a huge positive.
The passages or my avoidance of AS?
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Old Jul 5, 05, 12:57 pm   #15
 
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To subject a customer to religious proselitizing is stupid. Why risk offending someone who does not share your particular faith?
To those posters who support this. What would you do if you got a quotation from Buddha or the Koran?
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