President Trump has officially declared the day of his inauguration a national day of patriotism.
On Monday, the paperwork was filed with the federal government declaring officially that Jan. 20, 2017 — the day of Trump’s inauguration — would officially be known as the “National Day of Patriotic Devotion.”
That may be the states highest priority but the common man is more concerned with day to day survival. What is the point of a state that is constantly at war and only the citizens suffer. The State doesn’t lose loved ones to war because it can’t love.
ETA: God created humans without a state. This isn’t our natural environment.
Actually, humans are social beings, and the state is the formal expression of that society. The state is simply the institutional branch of society. So, a state is indeed our natual environment.
States are not constantly at war, nor is that necessary. The state is to regulate conditions between the citizens of the state *insofar as that is necessary, *and to defend the citizens from internal and external defensible dangers. Like all good/bad things, there is a balance to be maintained.
Sounds like something out of The Man in the High Castle, to be honest. I am NOT calling Trump a Nazi or a Hitler-like figure. It just sounds like something the people in that show would have as a holiday because of the words used.
I don’t know if you have noticed this, but Trump lives large. His homes look like Versailles, and his speech is equally extravgant.
What he wants to emphasize now is American unity. We, together, united, can be a great people. You could say, we could be the greatest Americans, leaving the French to be the greatest French people; the Japanese to be the greatest Japanese people, etc.
And that is how it should be. He is not a globalist. The things he says about our trade treaties he has been saying since the 1980s.
Trump has worked with people from all over the world. He has nonproblem with people from other places. He sees that Americans, ordinary people like me and my neighbors, people whose potential jobs have disappeared overseas, are suffering from that, and that it is not good for us to see less and less hope.
I have been living in a rural area for over 15 years and have been associated with the area for decades. I have seen what was once an economically growing area decline in “real” work, with little left but closed-down businesses and service jobs.
Trump wants to change that and many of my neighbors are very happy about that.
I was speaking of the ideal world before the fall and after the resurrection. There will be no borders or government. They will be unnecessary because we will see the Law as it truly is and follow Him lovingly. All of this nonsense is the result of sin. If there were no sin, boarders, wars, and laws would be unnecessary. Personally, I see this as the world we should be working towards right now.
There needs to be a balance but there is nothing balanced about nationalism. It’s one sided by definition.