Monday, October 14, 2013

God and National Anthems #didyouknow #prustrations

There is no explicit mention of "God" in the Philippine National Anthem, whereas in Canada's and the United States', there are:
"God keep our land glorious and free!" (from O Canada.) 
"Blest with vict'ry and peace, may the Heav'n rescued land, Praise the Power that hath made and preserved us a nation! Then conquer we must, when our cause it is just, And this be our motto: "In God is our trust."" (from Star-Spangled Banner.)
I haven't checked on other national anthems, but considering that at least 97.5% of people in the Philippines belong to a religion that believes in one all-powerful God and only around 71.5% and around 75% in Canada and the US, respectively, I found it odd.

Okay, atheists and disillusioned Catholics, fire away!

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