What value do ye get per $1? Wherefore do ye spend money, for that which is not bread? Alcohol, drugs, tobacco, body painting, piercing, tattoos, lotteries, sports and such like?
Woe unto him that giveth his neighbor drink ... at the last it biteth like a serpent and stingeth like an adder ... ye shall not make any cuttings in your flash ... nor print any marks upon you ..."
On news, "woman was trampled to death by spooked horses ... Lil' dog half blinded (an eye left dangling!) kids health.org cites six dead, 9,300 injured by fireworks! So let the tradition fizzle out! They don't hold a candle to a door-rattling, house shuddering, thunder booming panoramic lightning blitzzzz anyhow! What value do ye get per $1?
"For what shall it profit a man if he shall gain the whole world and lose his own soul? Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?" Mark 8:36-37.