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'Spiritual spam' showing up in e-mail

'Spiritual spam' showing up in e-mail

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Randall Jeppesen reportingAnyone with an e-mail address has likely received all kinds of spam and chain letters in their in box. But now some groups want to make spam mail a little more spiritual.

I suppose you could call it "spiritual spam." Some religious people are sending out mass e-mail and chain letters that contain prayers and uplifting stories. Then they ask you, if you're not ashamed of your religious beliefs, to forward the message.

"I'd rather not have religious spam, no. Hit delete," said one man.

I haven't found too many people in downtown Salt Lake that like the idea.

"I'd rather not have any spam e-mail at all, even if it's uplifting," a woman told us.

Those that support the spiritual e-mail say it's a way of spreading their witness and blessings.


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