Re: Time To Change The Pledge of Allegiance
With freedom comes responsibility. We delegate power and with power comes responsibility. I sign non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements all the time. These are pledges that come with the trust put in me in my capacity as an officer of a corporation.
Originally Posted by Formaldehyde
Citizens should pledge allegiance. But I reject the idea that people should automatically become citizens precisely to avoid the problems your question poses to a free people.
"No free government, or the blessings of liberty, can be preserved to any people but by a firm adherence to justice, moderation, temperance, frugality, and virtue; and by a frequent recurrence to fundamental principles."
-- Patrick Henry