Comment: I'm going to say the founders KNEW them,

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I'm going to say the founders KNEW them,

...felt they were GREAT for a society to be instructed in, while at the same time NOT have a theocracy...

See, we did try it their way only ONCE....now we've "thrown off" the Laws of Nature and Nature's God because we believe we've "evolved" past those antiquated do's and dont's of "an invisible God" - this is what we call being "progressive"...it started at the turn of the century with prosperous Americans loving money more than God, it escalated greatly in the 60's with rebellious teenagers burning bra's and giving their parents and pastor's the middle finger because they loves rock and roll and nudity and fornication...now that last generation runs our country and...we're about to have the boot of communism stomped on our neck by our perhaps own military just "obeying orders"...

See, THIS is how American history was taught to the school children pre-civil war ....

http://postimage.org/image/5wikrf54z/

We're going to have to go through another bloody civil war it would seem, if we ever want to get back to that!