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Unformatted text preview: It separates “us” and “them” and unfortunately has the same characteristics of discrimination, similar to racism and prejudice. When problems arise in a community, it is easy for the religious to target non-believers or the self-righteous to look down upon those who they consider inferior. An example of this would be Germany during 1933 to 1945, when Hitler was the Reich Chancellor of the Third Reich and leader of the Nazi Party. With his deep hatred for the Jewish people, he believed they should be erased from the planet, not worthy of life. If they were not Jewish and were just people, who is to say he would not have such a deep hatred. References Nieves, E. (2002, June 27). Judges Ban Pledge of Allegiance From Schools, Citing ‘Under God’ . New York Times. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com/2002/06/27/us/judges-ban-pledge-of-allegiance-from-schools-citing-under-god.html...
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This note was uploaded on 08/12/2011 for the course HUM 130 taught by Professor Georgegreaves during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.
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