Has Glenn Beck started a new Great Awakening?

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    Sorry to start another Beck thread. But I think it might be nice to address the religious aspect of everything that's happened over the weekend.

    I think he just reignited something. And the Black Robe Regiment is going to be incredibly influencial in the coming years if they even do a fraction of what they pledge they will do.

    It may be too early to see the effects, but this may have long term consequences for us and our nation.
     
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    My opinion: NO.

    There will be no more change than if anyone else had a pep rally.
     
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    For some yes.
    The apathetic will remain so .
    Those who feel moved to live with integrity will settle for nothing less in others and may find it more than not.
    The haters will hate.
     
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    I wonder if we will have a witch hunt first?
     
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    Just as soon as Pelosi can get it moving, yea. She is, as far as I am aware, the only person who has called for a witch hunt.... oh, sorry, investigation.... into Americans who exercise their right to speak and assemble freely.
     
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    I was going to respond but I'm apathetic and...ahh, fuck it
     
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    I think you are forgetting about Michelle Bachmann. ;)
     
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    The USA has a history of going though period of religous revivals.

    Depending on what benchmarks one uses to declare a "revival" I think there were two in the 1800s (around 1820 and then again around the 1860s) and another again that happened in the early 20th century.

    I'd say this "revival" has been brewing since the late 60s.

    Americans are a very religious people compared to their EURO counterparts.

    Their zeal for religion comes and goes.

    It's sort of like herpes in that respect.
     
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    Wouldn't it be nice if "conservatives" like Beck and before him Bush quit using God and Jesus as tools? I thought we were done with religious rightwingers in politics. How sad to see them still plotting.
     
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    Noo, I think that was Eckhart Tolle with A New Earth, bringing yourself into the present and shedding baggage... stuff like that.
     

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