Back to Home

God & Science Forum Message

Forums: Atm · Astrophotography · Blackholes · Blackholes2 · CCD · Celestron · Domes · Education
Eyepieces · Meade · Misc. · God and Science · SETI · Software · UFO · XEphem
RSS Button

Home | Discussion Forums | God and Science | Post
Login

Be the first pioneers to continue the Astronomy Discussions at our new Astronomy meeting place...
The Space and Astronomy Agora
Isaiaha41

Forum List | Follow Ups | Post Message | Back to Thread Topics | In Response To
Posted by Brian E. Sloan on March 31, 2001 14:43:51 UTC

"Congress shall make no law regarding an establishment of religion, or the free practice thereof.."

The err in your post regarding "the establishment clause" is a common one, that exists due to the indoctrination of humanism, or secularism [take your pick] in the public schools. An establishment, is in the noun transitive form, it can be replaced with the Catholic church or Islam or any other term which describes a religion, man-made or otherwise. So an equivalent would be, Congress shall make no law regarding the Catholic church or Islam etc.

No one is suggesting they do.

To differentiate from "the establishment" form of the First Amendment [which only exists in the minds of liberals and other victims of cognitive disonance], it is taken to mean that government cannot involve itself with the establishment of a religion. Ironically, they have done exactly that in instituting the establishment of secular humanism in schools, complete with its creation story [evolutionism] and moral code [situational ethics].

And they have the audacity to call people like me hypocrites.

Follow Ups:

Login to Post
Additional Information
Google
 
Web www.astronomy.net
DayNightLine
About Astronomy Net | Advertise on Astronomy Net | Contact & Comments | Privacy Policy
Unless otherwise specified, web site content Copyright 1994-2020 John Huggins All Rights Reserved
Forum posts are Copyright their authors as specified in the heading above the post.
"dbHTML," "AstroGuide," "ASTRONOMY.NET" & "VA.NET"
are trademarks of John Huggins