secular gods, was RE: Rowling and religion
ottertee at silverwinggraphics.com
Sun Feb 22 11:42:29 EST 2004
On Saturday, February 21, 2004, at 08:17 PM, meparks at mtholyoke.edu
> On a vaguely related note, the Buddhist temple (Jodoshu) I sometimes
> attend has
> signed onto a brief in support of (long story short) removing the
> phrase 'One
> nation under God' (added in the early 50s) to the American Pledge of
Historical note: I'm so old that I can actually remember when this
introduced. Before it, we said 'one nation'. Then we had to learn to
'one nation under God'. Of course, in that dark time, we said the
in school, too.
- The first rule of holes:
when you're in one, stop digging.
-- Molly Ivins
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