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OpticalIllusions
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Message 126 of 206 (659477)
04-16-2012 8:01 AM


America and the founding fathers may not be "Christian" but we put "in God we trust" on the money for a reason. The founding fathers never said they wanted everyone to be atheist, just that they could worthship their own personal God. Notice how it doesn't say "in Gods we trust". None of the founding fathers believed in old disproven pagan Gods.

Of course I believe people should be allowed to be atheist, or pagan (just because quantum physics proves ther is a God doesn't mean people should be forced to believe in Him). I just don't think America is an atheist or pagan country just because some people are that way. That would be like saying we are a racist country just because some people are racist.

America is a democracy, and if we all voted, I think we would be overall christian and overall not racist.


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OpticalIllusions
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Message 128 of 206 (659479)
04-16-2012 8:12 AM
Reply to: Message 127 by hooah212002
04-16-2012 8:07 AM


I know the founding fathers didn't put it on the money, that's a strawman arguement. I meant "we" as in "the country as it is now". If I meant the founding fathers I would have said "they".

The fact remains that is *IS* there on our money and if God didn't exist then our money would be worthless because trust is the foundation of an IOU, which is what money basically is. Obviously America is christian enough for the money system to work.


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