Comment: I suppose

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I suppose

But, if it is generic and not important, why have it in there? Or say it? Why would I pledge to an insignificant "idea"?

No, the pledge was changed specifically to account for the Christian god. They are the only religion that used "God" in almost every mention instead of the name of the deity. If that wasn't true the pledge would have something more generic - which as you said would be "nature's god" or something like that.

By the way, "nature" doesn't "design" a bug's wings. But, I get the idea of awe and wonder, very much with you there.

"In the beginning of a change the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot."--Mark Twain