"Bad examples to youth are more rare in America, which must be comfortable consideration to parents. To this may be truly added, that serious religion, under its various denominations, is not only tolerated, but respected and practiced. Atheism is unknown there; infidelity rare and secret; so that persons may live to a great age in that country, without having their piety shocked by meeting with either an atheist or an infidel."<quoted text>
certifiable DogmaAddict with some of the most bizarre beliefs.
YES - STUPID 'runs in the family' <snort>
"I don't know that atheists should be considered as citizens, nor should they be considered patriots. This is one nation under God".-- George Herbert Walker Bush
Benjamin Franklin, Two Tracts: Information to Those Who Would Remove to America and Remarks Concerning the Savages of North America (London: John Stockdale, 1784), p.24.