‘Is Bangladesh turning fundamentalist?’ – and other questions I no longer wish to answer — Richard Dawkins Foundation

By Tahmima Anam I am a novelist. I look around at the world and I make up stories about people, families, lovers and friends. More often than not, the stories take place in Bangladesh, where I was born. When I close my eyes and think of home, it’s the peaty smell of the monsoon, the…

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Hillary’s recent Rally

While driving home from one of my errands, I heard on radio about what is wrong in saying ….. under God…, the reason of this debate was recently during one of Hillary Clinton’s rally Ms. Susan Shin Angulo in her introductory speech had to pause or stumble over the words ‘God’. So when I got home I looked up what the hoopla was all about, and saw the video. I think may be it was a wrong choice to pick Pledge of Allegiance as part of her speech if Ms Angulo did not want to mention the word God, but I do feel its not fair to say she should have said it! well she made the choice to not to say it so lets move on.

Why is it that believers insist that everyone should say ‘God’, when someone clearly feels uncomfortable saying it. Anyway it was the threat of communism which lead to insertion of  God in the pledge in 1954!