I am away from my blog for a couple of weeks. This is an experiment in posting some conversation topics while I am gone.
The two questions to answer relevant to the statement below is are:
• Is it true?
• Is it important?
(2) Anybody who is interested in fair and just government has reason to focus on getting get 'under God' removed from the Pledge of Allegiance and the Pledge of Allegiance removed from any activity involving children.
The message in the Pledge as written is that atheism is as bad as treason, tyranny, and injustice. It plants this attitude in children, where it is planted at an emotional level that is immune to reason at a later age. Where even atheist children, or children who grow up to be atheists, are forced to deal with the psychological harm caused by planting the sentiment that atheists are as undesirable as rebels, tyrants, and the unjust.