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Hyperloop technology may soon enable passengers to travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco in about 30 minutes at nearly 600 mph. The designers claim that this will be a crazy-fast way to transport a lot of bodies cheaply and efficiently. When it comes to the spiritual life, however, there is no high-speed shortcut!
For material based on today's OT text, see "Warning Labels," August 19, 2007, at HomileticsOnline.com.
If you've ever driven Interstate 5 from Los Angeles to San Francisco, you know you're going to be in for a long haul. On a good day, with light traffic, you can do it in about six hours. But "light traffic" and "California" are practically antonyms, so you'd better plan for at least eight hours in the car. It's no wonder Sammy Hagar wailed about it in his '80s ode to traffic, I Can't Drive 55.
You could try to cut the time down by flying. The actual flight time from LAX to SFO is about an hour, but that doesn't...