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  •  True enough, except for one little (1+ / 0-)
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    Pandoras Box

    (and not new!) problem with Obama's approach . . .

    During his 1956 presidential campaign, a woman called out to Mr. Stevenson "Senator, you have the vote of every thinking person!" Stevenson called back "That's not enough, madam, we need a majority!"

    •  I don't see it as a problem at all, since the (1+ / 0-)
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      majority of the nation can agree with the idea that none of us is God.  We just need leaders who actually say so and remind us about what rational and reasoned discourse is.

      •  Oooh, I don't know (1+ / 0-)
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        Karma for All

        from what I see, an awful lot of people seem to have god-like inclinations . . . (or if nothing else, their god is 100% right and other people's gods much less so)

        •  They need to be reminded that they are mixing (1+ / 0-)
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          two realms that need not be mixed.  We have churches and priests and ministers and mosques and temples to convince people to agree with their perception of morality.  If these are the people of God they don't need politicians to do their work for them.  

          I think people can agree to some kind of humble approach to this if we could remove the vote-harvesting power associated with it from our politicians.  

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