Worshiping America

We the people of the United States,  like to worship the god America. Our pledge of allegiance serves as our daily prayer, and the national anthem is our hymns.

The American flag is our idol, and the American seal is our religious icon.  The Fourth of July is our religious holiday . The Constitution serves as  our Holy Book.

George Washington is the Messiah.   Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln are our prophets and holy teachers.  We fill ourselves with patriotism, the same way we fill ourselves with a divine spirit.

We find comfort in excluding ourselves from the rest of the “anti-American” world the same way we exclude and condemn other religions.   We police the world and spread American democracy, the same way we try to convert the world.

We strive for American freedom and liberty, the same way monks escape the world through emptiness and surrendering. The American dream is our promised land.  American citizenship is our Salvation.

America is chosen among other nations. America is the greatest, the strongest, the most beautiful, the richest, and the most desired.

America is our god.

“Our America who is on the top of the earth, great is your name, your government will rule the rest of the earth as it is done in American soil.   Give us this day our daily dose of American dream.    And disregard our lack of patriotism, as we ignore those who try to remind us about our arrogance.  And lead us not into anti-Americanism, but deliver us from socialism, communism, and anything that threatens our American tradition.  Yours is the government, the power, and honor, forever and ever.  Amen.”

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About Noel

I am a person who has realized that the teachings of Jesus are centralized in the genuine care and service of others. I have evolved from fundamentalism to a moderate spiritual approach. I am a reflecting person who has grown to not fear doubt but to embrace it as a means to growth and increasing closeness to God. View all posts by Noel

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