In response to:

Culture of Death and the Batman Shooting

jburns225 Wrote: Jul 24, 2012 5:12 AM
Separation of Church and state was meant so that the church could not interfere in the workings of government like in England--and is defined so differently now than it was once. Our country has lost it definition so uniquely put. Over the years we have grown into a selfish lot of "Me" or "I" and not what is best for a whole. It saddens me to say that we have also grown spiritually materialistic. We have lost the concept of the true meaning of heroes and how to stand united because we are divided into sub-cultures, and so forth. In our mundane lives we find it necessary to be more interested in the gruesomeness of a horrific traffic accident or glued to the television watching some horrible crime being committed --real and fantasy. Why?

Clearly, what our nation needs is more “separation of church and state.” If those obnoxious, right-wing Bible thumpers would simply quit bellowing about the need for revival – a return to the deeply held Judeo-Christian principles embraced by our Founding Fathers – America would be a much better place.

Secular-humanism – that’s the ticket! We need more reliance on man and less on God.

At the time of this writing, I’m sitting just a few miles from a Century 16 theatre in Aurora, Colo., where, in the early morning hours of July 20, 2012, a deranged, fame-starved gunman shot dead...