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Originally posted by MentorsRiddle
The Spoiled Children of America
It could be said that a good government acts as a type of “parental” unit to the people it serves. It provides for the needs of its people, and does its best to supply the wants. A government’s military acts as a defender of its people, just as a good parent would defend their child from harm.
I believe it's okay to expose children to different cultures and religions, after all, one day they will be adults and will hopefully make their own decisions as to what they choose to believe in....please explain what is wrong with that? I don't understand the "my way or no way" mindset. I also do not believe that all these beautiful displays should be removed to appease a minority or even a majority! It's hogwash and nothing more! We can truly put our thoughts to better use than to nit pick ad nauseam on such trivialities. These kinds of people must be extremly bored with their lives as to cause so "much ado about nothing!"
so, with that logic....if a school wanted to take your kid along with the entire class to a muslim temple for a reading of the islamic quaran, and a sketch play about allah, nobody there would have a complaint??
I stopped reading right here. Sorry I wont be reading the rest of your Op though it may have merit. The role of government ( Especially the U.S. Government) is NOT to provide for the peoples needs and wants. The role of government is to be a mediator between the states. Nothing more or less.Once you subscribe these to your government that government will think it is it's job to dictate your needs and wants.
Originally posted by Unity_99
22% or nearly 1/4 are living in poverty. Many are suffering from working mothers, and lack of opportunities, from neglect, abuse, exploitation, and its heart breaking.
I don't think there are too many spoiled children. I see not enough loving equalizing programs and healing, counseling, help, and opportunities for all to learn art, dancing, music, hockey, and have happy childhoods.
Sorry barking up the wrong tree. Its the opposite tree I see.