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The word "God" itself is a generic word whose meaning differs depending on where you are from.
Originally posted by Full Metal
To dbates, so I would say "One Nation, Under Humanity"? But then you get the christians mad because you are defaming god or some such thing. They can't lose this, if this goes away they won't be able to get flat earth/center earth/creation in school anymore.
Originally posted by Gazrok
I shouldn't have to pledge allegiance to ANY God, to pledge allegiance to my country. If you want to pray, fine, no problem, but you don't need to do it in the pledge.
Ahh...but if an atheist....then what? See, it doesn't apply, so the argument is a moot point from that angle.
[edit on 14-9-2005 by Gazrok]
Originally posted by Dasher
anyone have any comments on this?:
this country was founded for all religions to coexist, except athiesm?
Originally posted by The ParallelogramTherefore, if we strip God from our society, all religions would be passed over in favor of atheism. That doesn't sound like coexistence to me.
Originally posted by curme
If the word "God" is being used to mean any, generic god that you believe in, what if the word 'allah' was used in it's place? 'Allah' just means 'god', like 'god' means 'God'.
"One nation, under Allah"
See? It could be anyone's 'allah', even the Christian Allah.