Tetzel wasn't just any indulgence salesman, he is the one who made Luther so mad through his sales, that Luther felt compelled to write his 95 theses.
When the thaler in the box rings,
The tortured soul from pergatory springs.
"Note to self: always ask what why a client is buying an indulgence...especially if it's for future sins
A saying of his was, "As soon as a coin in the coffer rings, a soul from purgatory springs."
This sounds like something a redditor would do once it dawned on them, just to show off their loophole-awareness.
>Duke George at first was quite furious about the incident, but when he heard the whole story, he let it go without punishing the nobleman.
I bet he was like 'lol well he got you there tbh'
TIL that indulgence sales was a thing.
Human capacity for gullibility is ~~surpassed~~ matched only by human capacity to exploit it.
Edit: someone suggested better words
I too watched PBS last night.
"What are you gonna do use that get out of hell free card i just sold you to beat and rob me?" -Man who was beaten and robbed.