CNN, YouTube, and God
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CNN, YouTube, and God

CNN, YouTube, and God

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Published: July 28, 2007


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Visitor Comments: 7

(7) harrilyn, December 13, 2007 1:01 AM

Thank You

I never trusted the government.Too limited.GOD IS UNLIMITED!.Btw, I'm Buddhist, but I love God.

(6) Margarita, August 27, 2007 3:46 PM

CNN is horrible

I think that media is going more and more away from the truth and we can never think that people will be honest enough to tell the truth, but it's important to know who are you voting for. It might make a difference too. You are right about the prayer - but we don't live in a perfect world yet.

(5) Sorah, July 31, 2007 4:52 PM

So true...

though, unfortunately, many people won't
agree. Kol hakavod, Rabbi.

(4) Yaser, July 31, 2007 2:10 PM

The shortest way to achieve your goals.

I am a muslim and I am following this website for a long time. I couldn't stop myself from commenting on this clip. You really said it all.. We forgot about GOD in our daily life and we forgot that only GOD can solve our problems. GOD, Allah, or whatever the almighty is called. Salam Alaykom

(3) David Cohen, Houston TX, July 30, 2007 5:08 PM

Either/or?

Great, I'm all for prayer. Obviously connecting to Hashem is infinitely more important than connecting with our public officials, or those who want to be our public officials.

Connecting to Hashem is also infinitely more important than eating ... but we still have to eat, and we still have to let our public officials and our candidates know what we should and shouldn't collectively do as public policy.

Your video, without explicitly saying so, implicitly sets up a false dichotomy where the person who discovers prayer suddenly has no need, or civic duty, to stay connected to those who seek and hold political office in a democratic nation. You also imply that those who submitted questions to the YouTube debate, or who are otherwise involved in the political process, are necessarily disconnected from Hashem. That's a little presumptuous, no?

Personally, I want lots more people praying to Hashem regularly, and I want lots more people contacting their elected officials and their candidates regularly.

All the best,

David

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