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    Re: "Under God" in pledge of allegiance?

    I think it amounts to exactly what the people who changed it intended it to be: indoctrination of children that proper Americans believe in god.

    To see that this is exactly what it is, just imagine how ape**** people would go if we proposed changing it to an atheist version: ... One nation, under no god, indivisible...

    We would be virulently accused of indoctrination, and the death threats would be numerous.

    It should be removed.
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    Re: "Under God" in pledge of allegiance?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dezaad View Post
    I think it amounts to exactly what the people who changed it intended it to be: indoctrination of children that proper Americans believe in god.

    To see that this is exactly what it is, just imagine how ape**** people would go if we proposed changing it to an atheist version: ... One nation, under no god, indivisible...

    We would be virulently accused of indoctrination, and the death threats would be numerous.

    It should be removed.
    I think we should change the words "under God" to "and **** atheists".
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    Re: "Under God" in pledge of allegiance?

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    I think we should change the words "under God" to "and **** atheists".
    Didn't like that I proved my point, huh?
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    Re: "Under God" in pledge of allegiance?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dezaad View Post
    Didn't like that I proved my point, huh?
    Most people don't give a **** about your point. That was just to tweak you, and it worked. Carry on, write your Congressman or woman. Frankly, I love that under God offends you.
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    Re: "Under God" in pledge of allegiance?

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Most people don't give a **** about your point. That was just to tweak you, and it worked. Carry on, write your Congressman or woman. Frankly, I love that under God offends you.
    How does me pointing out that it was you was "tweaked" make you believe that it was I who got "tweaked"?

    Oh. And my point still stands.
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    Re: "Under God" in pledge of allegiance?

    Quote Originally Posted by Johnson View Post
    I saw this poll elsewhere and decided to post it on here. I'm sorry ahead of time if this poll has been done already.
    I voted no, I am really starting to despise Christians and all their hypocrisy and sensitivity about everything. So I am starting to believe that this crap they are adamant about should be stamped out.
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    Re: "Under God" in pledge of allegiance?

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    I think we should change the words "under God" to "and **** atheists".
    How about "under Allah"? It doesn't matter right so who cares?
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    Re: "Under God" in pledge of allegiance?

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    I think we should change the words "under God" to "and **** atheists".
    You want to pledge to **** atheists? Well you're not my type but I'm sure we could find an nice atheist guy who'd help you fulfill your commitment.

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    Re: "Under God" in pledge of allegiance?

    Should it be there? No. Do I care if it is? Not enough to make a big deal about it. I haven't personally had to recite the pledge in years. And if I did, I simply wouldn't say it. I think it would be better if it weren't in there. It just isn't important enough (at all) for me to really do anything about. I don't think it would be important enough for me to even take 30 seconds to sign a petition over honestly.
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    Re: "Under God" in pledge of allegiance?

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    Who forced anyone to say the pledge?

    Why are we talking about BS like this when a lot of important things are going on?

    If anyone knows, I'd like to know.

    Perhaps things have changed but when I was in elementary school during the 1970s we faced discipline if we did not stand and recite the pledge each morning. I was the odd exception in my class. My mother visited the school and told them not to allow we to recite the pledge due religious reasons.

    Quote Originally Posted by Dezaad View Post
    I think it amounts to exactly what the people who changed it intended it to be: indoctrination of children that proper Americans believe in god.

    To see that this is exactly what it is, just imagine how ape**** people would go if we proposed changing it to an atheist version: ... One nation, under no god, indivisible...

    We would be virulently accused of indoctrination, and the death threats would be numerous.

    It should be removed.

    I personally do not have a problem with the God part in particular but I do not like the entire thing for that very reason. I feel that it is indoctrination of our children to pledge themselves to our country.

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