In a neighboring town, the County Commissioners have put up an “In God We Trust” sign in their meeting room. They approved the sign after a public hearing in which 300 residents (town population over 21,000) expressed their support.
According to the article, the opponents to the sign (who pointed out the law of separation between church and state), were “vastly outnumbered.” (I hope they get in touch with FFRF!)
Of special note was one supportive individual who commented, “Trusting God means that we are to respect and love one another.” Well, absolutely! I mean, if we don’t “trust God,” how in the world are we supposed to respect and love one another??!!?
Had I been there, I think I would have been tempted to ask, “Which god should we trust in? Thor? Odin? Zeus? Atlas? Cronus?
Or perhaps Hathor, the Egyptian Goddess of Love since we need to “respect and love one another.”
Of course, if I had expressed myself thusly, the chances of me being (gently?) escorted out the door are highly likely. (Religious folk have no sense of humor.)
BTW, if you ever need to cite a “god,” you might want to check out the God Checker website. (They even list a “Deity of the Day” — today’s is Shojo, God of Drunkeness.) 😀