Tag Archives: Compassion

On a compassion-focused revision to the Pledge of Allegiance

Since my post that discusses why I believe the Constitution of my country was founded on the principle of compassion, I’ve been thinking how the Pledge of Allegiance of the United States might be revised to best reflect that notion. … Continue reading

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Why I believe the US Constitution is fundamentally motivated by compassion

Recently, I have given much thought to the question of what principle fundamentally motivated the founding of my country, the United States of America. When exploring that question, I find myself inexorably drawn to referring to the motivating statement of … Continue reading

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Why this atheist is not an antireligionist

I recently read this prediction by a fellow atheist who was inspired by a recent news story about an Indonesian atheist who was attacked and faces jail time for expressing his atheistic beliefs on Facebook: “[Like abolitionist, one day the term atheist … Continue reading

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