PBS' "God In America"

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    Have you seen Part One? What did you think?

    If you missed it, here's a link....


    God in America: One: A New Adam | FRONTLINE | PBS Video

    I learned quite a bit, myself. I never realized there was so much dissention over an "official state religion" for the US, or that some states actually had adopted one. I also did not realize that anti-Catholic bias was an impetus for the creation of a system of public schools.

    I thought the episode I watched was balanced and well-researched; I am looking forward to Episode Two.

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    Good show, everyone in America should watch it.

    it is truth.
     
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    Yes, I'm watching tonight. I thought it was very informative too.
    It gave me a new perspective on Irish need not apply.
    Can you picture in your head 20,000 people in the wilderness at a revival WOW!
     
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    Very insightful about the Spanish Catholics subjugation and cultural genocide of Native Americans in the 17th Century. Apparently, the story of religion in America is the story of conflict and imposing one's will on one's fellow man.
     
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    It's still like that today, just look at the creationists who want to impose their beliefs on all the school children.
     
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    Or the evolutionists who force feed school children their pseudo science of evolution as a fact and not just a theory. :doubt:
     
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    Sunni Man, did you type this tongue-in-cheek?

    *Hopeful look*
     
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    So tell me O Wise Wan, how do muslims think the world, universe and man/woman were created. :popcorn:
     
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    By the will of Allah.

    Which would be known as Intelligent Design in today's culture. :cool:
     
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    We were just as likely some alien high school kids failed science project.
     

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