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if atheists get obama, can the schools have God?

October7

Okay…

A few points (observe as I over use the that word in this post to make my own point).

So… Mr. Glenn Beck is a bit everywhere with one of his most recent diatribes.

You’re either a fan of his, or not. Me? I am sometimes, and sometimes, I’m not.

In any event, here (well… below actually. You’ll need to watch the bloody video. Do it!), according to Beck, apparently when you turn away from God and religion, you put your hope and trust in Barack Obama instead:

“They fill the void with stuff”.

But, he does make, perhaps, one good point. We can’t pray in our public schools (In fact we can’t do much of anything to include enforce physical fitness, competitive grades and drivers education). But, evidently it’s okay to idoltarize idolize Barack Obama.

He also says, but I don’t think he succeeds in making the point, that the United States became a powerful country because we “…acknowledged God…” (unlike, you know, all those other countries), and now it will decline as people turn into evil atheists.

The ramifications could be sinister.

That’s likely a point to ponder.

Meanwhile… I’m hip with God. But, I suspect he’s just watching all this with amusement, and his arm is around Charles Darwin’s shoulders. And, you should wonder, at whom they might point. Natural Selection should be taught in the schools, and it can also be demonstrated and proven there as well.

Peace be to my Brothers and Sisters.

Brian Patrick Cork

2 Comments to

“if atheists get obama, can the schools have God?”

  1. Avatar October 8th, 2009 at 8:26 pm ichabod Says:

    Hi Cork;

    Actually, from my readings, which are not extensive or brilliant, the founding fathers were not a majority of Christians. They recognized the importance of separation of church and state and freedom of religion.

    That is why the USA and other secular governments have become great, providing things like unemployment insurance, welfare, social security, fire and police protection, etc. and the ability to create without religious judgment clouding the potential ramifications of new discoveries.

    I have no problem with God either. I do have a problem with public prayer, even Jesus railed against it.

    The man or woman doing the praying may not be praying for something I agree with or what I think God should be bothered with. Communicating should be in private.

    Glenn Beck is an entertainer, that is it. Everyone knows his name, although I have not listened to him.

    There is a lot of misinformation out there and the MSM is responsible for much of it and we bloggers help promote the good and bad.

    Hell, I’ve even put out some garbage out there, thinking it was real.

    This is a subject which is starting to burn brightly and yet, most people are not aware of the truth.


  2. Avatar October 9th, 2009 at 11:54 am Brian Patrick Cork Says:

    Hello ichabod.

    You are welcome here, as are your views.

    I’ve not considered prayer in the perspective you offer it. But, it does give rise to thoughts around free speech, eh. That’d be consistent with your entire comment.

    Giving voice to something, or a thing, often amplifies it’s power.

    Mr. Beck has his uses. Some times he gets boulders moving uphill, other times it’s downhill.

    I concur with you that several of the founding fathers were not practicing Christians (at least under tenants of the majority faiths), but they did understand it’s power and influence over the majority of the emerging country. Their wisdom was boundless, and given the resiliency of the U.S. Constitution, it’s timeless.

    You and I are fortunate to be here (I’m assuming you are a countryman, for now). And, we are flexing our voices, and minds, through our respective Blogs. I’ll salute you, while, figuratively, standing with you to uphold truth and light.

    Cork


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