How, when, or why the phrase was created is moot. What counts now is how it is viewed by those who like the phrase in the Pledge. And most people do like the phrase in the Pledge. And I do think most people see it as cultural, historical, and symbolic. You are not required to say it and there is no consequence for you if you do not.Originally Posted by Caine
For the life of me, I can't see how that is not the very definition of free speech and why you would not advocate tolerance for free speech rather than campaigning to deny it to others.