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Thread: America is or is not a Christian Nation.

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    Re: America is or is not a Christian Nation.

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post

    "The United States is not a Christian nation any more than it is a Jewish or a Mohammedan nation." --Treaty of Tripoli (1797) Carried unanimously by the Senate and signed into law by John Adams



    Case closed.


    That is rubbish.

    That treaty was signed with that clause because we wanted compliance from Muslim pirates that would not come to terms with "Christians" and nothing more.

    Case closed? That **** is funny!
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    Re: America is or is not a Christian Nation.

    Quote Originally Posted by Bodhisattva View Post
    That is rubbish.

    That treaty was signed with that clause because we wanted compliance from Muslim pirates that would not come to terms with "Christians" and nothing more.

    Case closed? That **** is funny!





    That ratified treaty is the law of the land.

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    Re: America is or is not a Christian Nation.

    Quote Originally Posted by Bodhisattva View Post
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    Lmao, You honestly believe laws against murder, thefy, etc exist because of christianity?
    And every other society that has those exact same laws where also influenced by christianity?

    Laws against murder, rape, theft, and crime in general does not make this nation christian. Its rediculous that you think so.
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    Re: America is or is not a Christian Nation.

    Quote Originally Posted by Zinthaniel View Post
    Lmao, You honestly believe laws against murder, thefy, etc exist because of christianity?
    And every other society that has those exact same laws where also influenced by christianity?

    Laws against murder, rape, theft, and crime in general does not make this nation christian. Its rediculous that you think so.
    I specifically stated how parallel laws do not negate the Christian morality of those laws in the historical context of the United States. Regardless, I can see that your debate tactics suck donkey dick, no evidence of anything and total refutation of most evidence provided with nothing other than opinion... your continued intentional deleting of the post quoted is also pathetically childish... your apparent lack of common sense... and quite frankly the stupidity of your conclusions make debating with you any longer a futile effort.
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    Re: America is or is not a Christian Nation.

    Quote Originally Posted by Perotista View Post
    As a kid growing up in the 1950ís there was no doubt the U.S. was a Christian nation. You would have to look long and hard to find someone who would state that it wasnít, if you could find someone. We were taught in school that the founding father prayed and asked god for guidance. The ten commandants were on the door of the courthouse and the manger scene and more was on the city hall lawn come Christmas time. We even said the pledge of allegiance and had a prayer before class while I was in elementary school.

    The debate on whether the United States is a Christian nation or not is a recent phenomenon. In a recent Gallup poll 77% of Americans said they were Christian.

    In U.S., 77% Identify as Christian

    I think with that many Christians in the U.S., that in itself should be enough to convince anyone the U.S. is a Christian nation. In my travels around the world, every country I have been to consider the U.S. a Christian nation. I would assume if you ask those from any other country the question, is the U.S. a Christian Nation and the response would be a resounding yes.

    So the debate whether we are or arenít a Christian Nation is among only a few here, inside this country. That debate has been long settled all over the world.
    That's the world I grew up in, too, and life was definitely easier in those days. It's almost like some want the government to be the decider of what is right or wrong these days, and they would like to do away with religion entirely. Why?

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    Re: America is or is not a Christian Nation.

    Quote Originally Posted by Bodhisattva View Post
    I actually posted about it first... he challenged it and then you posted the "Christianity" of it before me... so I was 1st, you were 2nd and I was 3rd.
    Show off.

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    Re: America is or is not a Christian Nation.

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    That ratified treaty is the law of the land.
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    So what? That doesn't negate the fact that Christianity permeates most of American society. In fact, America was MORE Christian when that was written than it is now. Using that treaty as evidence only indicates that you don't understand your history, which is ironic.
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    Re: America is or is not a Christian Nation.

    Quote Originally Posted by tres borrachos View Post
    Show off.
    I am never sure how I will pull it off... but in the end I will win. I constantly amaze even myself!
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    Re: America is or is not a Christian Nation.

    Quote Originally Posted by Bodhisattva View Post
    I specifically stated how parallel laws do not negate the Christian morality of those laws in the historical context of the United States. Regardless, I can see that your debate tactics suck donkey dick, no evidence of anything and total refutation of most evidence provided with nothing other than opinion... your continued intentional deleting of the post quoted is also pathetically childish... your apparent lack of common sense... and quite frankly the stupidity of your conclusions make debating with you any longer a futile effort.
    You have offered nothing that proves your stance. Constantly conflating influence with national identity. Our modern culture as whole has nothing to do with christian values or standards, with many of our cultural norms being starkly contradicted by the standards established in the bible.

    You go on to point out holidays that reflect nothing of their religious origins.

    If a nation is defined by its people, its culture, then evidentally the us is far from christian.

    And your sissy fit over me deleting posts in my rebuttals is petty. Me deleting the post does not remove your actual post, and in context of my response anyone can clearly discern what point of yours im responding too. Also the blue thing next to the user name is a direct link to their post.
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    Re: America is or is not a Christian Nation.

    Quote Originally Posted by polgara View Post
    That's the world I grew up in, too, and life was definitely easier in those days. It's almost like some want the government to be the decider of what is right or wrong these days, and they would like to do away with religion entirely. Why?
    I don't have an answer to that. But perhaps a cliche, people have changed from worshiping god to worshiping government. Best I can do.
    This Reform Party member thinks it is high past time that we start electing Americans to congress and the presidency who put America first and their political party further down the line. But for way too long we have been electing Republicans and Democrats who happen to be Americans instead of Americans who happen to be Republicans and Democrats.

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