The books that take you to heaven and let you meet the Lord there
Have become misinterpreted, reasons for warfare
The word of the lord (whomever that may be to a particular person) has been been used as a call to arms despite the actual text usually argues against violence. Not necessarily religion itself, Lupe being a very religious man himself
Misinterepreted, mis-in-tur-pre-ted, the correct pronunciation, should be “misinterpretated, mis-in-ter-pre-tate-ed, incorrect pronunciation or a Bushism. A Bushism is a verbal slip-up made by George W. Bush, who Lupe doesn’t exactly admire.
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