View Poll Results: Do you think the US Constitution is a holy, infallible document?

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  • Yes, the Constitution is political perfection and infallible. Worthy of worship.

    3 6.82%
  • No, it was created by men and while it's a good document, let's not get wrapped around the axle.

    35 79.55%
  • The Constitution sucks, we need a new one every few years.

    1 2.27%
  • The Constitution surpasses even politics and is THE document for all of society and civilization.

    5 11.36%
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    Re: Do you think the US Constitution is a holy, infallible document?

    Quote Originally Posted by instagramsci View Post
    Not what I would use as the legal backbone of a state.



    Maybe so, but it's what the USA is using right now.

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    Re: Do you think the US Constitution is a holy, infallible document?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Blaylock View Post
    MY religion uniquely has a passage of canonized scripture which explicitly states that God inspired the Constitution to be written and established, through men that he raised up specifically for this purpose.

    To me, the Constitution itself is scripture; perhaps not directly the word of God, but very close to it.
    One of the most honest confessions I've ever read from a conservative. Thank you. And FWIW, I don't think your view could possibly be more off-base.
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    Re: Do you think the US Constitution is a holy, infallible document?

    Quote Originally Posted by Phys251 View Post
    One of the most honest confessions I've ever read from a conservative. Thank you. And FWIW, I don't think your view could possibly be more off-base.
    sorry he is not wrong, read the letters of the founders, on the creation of the constitution, and how its tied to God.......

    although not a religious document itself, the founders felt, god lead them to create it along with our union.

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    Re: Do you think the US Constitution is a holy, infallible document?

    Quote Originally Posted by ernst barkmann View Post
    sorry he is not wrong, read the letters of the founders, on the creation of the constitution, and how its tied to God.......

    although not a religious document itself, the founders felt, god lead them to create it along with our union.
    Please cite for me the exact Constitutional clause that specifically mentions or references the Christian god. Any amendment counts. "The year of our Lord" does not.
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    Re: Do you think the US Constitution is a holy, infallible document?

    Quote Originally Posted by Phys251 View Post
    Please cite for me the exact Constitutional clause that specifically mentions or references the Christian god. Any amendment counts. "The year of our Lord" does not.

    well you didn't read my post correctly......here is what i stated again....."although not a religious document itself"

    i said the founders felt they were lead by god to create it, and they express that in their letters.

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    Re: Do you think the US Constitution is a holy, infallible document?

    Quote Originally Posted by ernst barkmann View Post
    well you didn't read my post correctly......here is what i stated again....."although not a religious document itself"

    i said the founders felt they were lead by god to create it, and they express that in their letters.
    Then they should have made that clearer in that 100% secular document. Explain the Treaty of Tripoli.
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    Re: Do you think the US Constitution is a holy, infallible document?

    Work in progress.

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    Re: Do you think the US Constitution is a holy, infallible document?

    Quote Originally Posted by Phys251 View Post
    Then they should have made that clearer in that 100% secular document. Explain the Treaty of Tripoli.

    sure........Adams states ......the u.s. government is not religious, but not the union or its people.

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    Re: Do you think the US Constitution is a holy, infallible document?

    Quote Originally Posted by Phys251 View Post
    One of the most honest confessions I've ever read from a conservative. Thank you. And FWIW, I don't think your view could possibly be more off-base.
    Do you have any idea what religion he is referring too when he says "a passage of canonized scripture which explicitly states that God inspired the Constitution to be written and established, through men that he raised up specifically for this purpose"?
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    Re: Do you think the US Constitution is a holy, infallible document?

    Quote Originally Posted by OldWorldOrder View Post
    Some people (especially here) seem to think the US constitution is the end-all and be-all of political thought, and should be adhered to like a holy document. Do you agree?
    Or is it possible for it to be fallible and, in fact, wrong? Should we follow it as a means to an end, or is following the constitution the highest political end possible?
    The Constitution can be changed. But only together with the country. Will be another Constitution, will be another country. Any worse or better, but different.

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