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Patriotism Defined, First Amendment Explained.

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The beginning to every invention, every story, development, action, indeed every institution, religious and otherwise began with questions. Questions concerning the specifics and generalities of God are the most rippling. Congress shall make no law prohibiting the free exercise of questions pertaining to the interpretation of God and all other subjects.

People have the right to question the world and the universe, any theory, any portion of reality and the interpretation of God herself, in whatever manner they see fit. People have the right to question any subject up to and including the interpretation of God through any religion or other discipline. People have the right to question any subject, even established religious interpretations. No individual shall face repercussion for their interpretation of God and any other question, other than being told another perspective. Everyone has the right to question everything and exercise individual interpretations of everything, even God. When one is allowed to question religious interpretations, then questioning all else is granted. No subject is above questioning and no institution is above questions, even those of God. Everything changes and sometimes people lie, requiring open questions.
The original patriots knew the power of questioning and they did so, perhaps over a cup of tea, while discussing tea. "Who? What? Where? Why? When? And, how?" They asked.

"All religions, arts, and sciences are branches of the same tree."
Albert Einstein

STAGE TWO: COMMUNICATE
or abridging the freedom of speech,

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