"Why can't I just have sex with everybody?" "Why do you let children get abused sexually and physically?" "Why can't we live forever?" Curious teens ask God a list of compelling questions, and author Neale Donald Walsch supplies answers from God's point of view. For the sensible inquiry, "Why can't I just have sex with everybody?" God responds, "Nothing you do will ever be okay with everybody. 'Everybody' is a large word. The real question is can you have sex and have it be okay with you?" Other salient queries from the teens include, "Why do people suffer?" "Why wasn't everybody born smart?" "Why can't my parents stay in love and stay married?" "How do you decide who gets to be famous and who gets to live regular lives?" The very famous Alanis Morrisette offers a foreword, vastly increasing the volume's hipness factor with many teens. Walsch also compiled a CONVERSATIONS WITH GOD series for adults in the same vein.
Pros: Sensible questions with sensible answers Cons: Is it really the words of God? The Bottom Line: Should be read by anyone with questions about the nature of God or questions about the state of the world today. I'm 20 years old-technically not a teenager, but I'm still locked in the teenage state of mind. You know, the state of mind that is dreaming of a perfect world, where all things evil, whatever they may be to the individual, … more