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Originally posted by lonewolf19792000
reply to post by DaphneApollo
God has Blessed the USA but will He continue? With this behavior, I wonder.
The answer to that is no. If you do not take care of what he gives you, he gives it to someone else who will take care of it in your stead. Which is what is happening to the country right now. For one thing we are not to go telling people they will burn in hell. Christians that even say you burn in hell do not even know what "hell" is. There are no flames there, it's just the endless death of the grave, it is nothingness. Moreover we are not to judge, but to forgive, for having mercy and forgiveness is how we recieve mercy and forgiveness.
This is also why the first few centuries of christians refused to hold any public office, we are not supposed to seek power. Many claim the name of Christ who do not belong to him, and the proof is in their actions as he said it would be.
Hi, thanks for saying that in bold. We are not too judge. You're right, Hell is nothingness, God will blot out your soul, you never existed. As to America and our so called leaders they are definately not Christians for they are deviding this country intentionally.
Originally posted by RealSpoke
What are you even talking about? Nothing ANOK said had anything to do with your reply to him.
Children shouldn't be made to sing nationalistic brainwashing songs or say the pledge everyday. That is North Korea/Soviet style brainwashing. It's weird that Americans allow for that garbage.
I inferred the general content of your statement to be that it is wrong to use children for their parents' gain and I agree that it is wrong for parents to use children for the parents' gain.
of patriotic songs and/or the Pledge of Allegiance to be "nationalistic brainwashing" or "conditioning" does not mean they are "nationalistic brainwashing" or "conditioning."
There is a vast difference between remembering/appreciating our Veterans and their sacrifices in song and reminding ourselves of what our Country means to us versus "North Korea/Soviet style brainwashing," as you phrased it.
teachers (NOT their parents) to sing songs praising the current President
The people immortalized in that song ARE the ones who paid for the right for you and ANOK and the screaming banshees in the video to say what you and ANOK said and scream what the irreverent, hateful, historically ignorant banshees screamed
Is the irony COMPLETELY lost to you, ANOK and the screaming banshees? Apparently it is.
Anyone who calls for the banning of books and patriotic songs might consider a look back in history to review (or learn) the ultimate outcome of the citizens who supported/did not stand up against similar bannings in their own Countries.
that it was your decision when you find you stand alone. Maybe ANOK and the screaming banshees will help you hold the invaders off for a while. Good luck.