God was missing for six days. Eventually, Michael, the
archangel, found him, resting on the seventh day. He inquired, "Where
have you been?"
God smiled and proudly pointed downwards through the clouds,
"Look, Michael. Look what I've made."
Archangel Michael looked puzzled, and said, "What is
"It's a planet," replied God, "and I've put life
on it. I'm going to call it Earth and it's going to be a place to test
"Balance?" inquired Michael, "I'm still
God explained, pointing to different parts of Earth. "For
example, Northern Europe will be a place of great intelligence, opportunity and
wealth, while Southern Europe is going to be poor.
Over here I've placed a continent of white people, and over
there is a continent of black people. Balance in all things."
God continued pointing to different countries. "This one
will be extremely hot, while this one will be very cold and covered in
The Archangel, impressed by God's work, then pointed to a land
area and said, "What's that one?"
"That's Oklahoma, the most diverse and glorious place on
earth. There are 10 beautiful eco-regions, rivers and streams, prairies, hardwood
forests, Rocky Mountain foothills and plains. The people from Oklahoma will be
handsome, modest, intelligent, and humorous; great examples to the world. They
will be extremely sociable, hardworking, high achieving carriers of peace, and
producers of good things."
Michael gasped in wonder and admiration, but then asked,
"But what about balance, God? You said there would be balance..."
God smiled, "Right next to Oklahoma is Texas. Wait 'til you
see the fucking idiots I put there ..."