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Worship from the Mines by Ben Garrett
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Worship from the Mines

"Danger is everywhere for these young men. With a 40-year average life-expectancy, miners are exposed to poisonous gases and cave-ins, making death an ever-present possibility in Cerro Rico. In an attempt to protect themselves, the miners make offerings of cocoa and cigarettes to El Tio, the deity of the mines. It’s no wonder statues of El Tio are stationed throughout the mines by the companies who own the mountain. Every day, the Catholic Bolivians descend into the earth and worship the devil."
A Prayer for the 49ers is not a Prayer to God by Tylor Lovins

A Prayer for the 49ers is not a Prayer to God

"The religious attitude has much more to do with your temperament toward reality than it does with magical powers making certain things happen that otherwise wouldn’t."