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Why are the words "In God We Trust" printed/engraved on U.S. currency?

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Although it did appear on some coinage prior to the 1950's it was not until 1957, that it was added to the paper money to show the godless communists the USA was a God fearing nation and he is on our side. That also is when the term "under God" was also added to the Pledge of Allegiance.

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Increased religious sentiment during the Civil War, when it first appeared.

http://www.treasury.gov/about/education/Pages/in-god-we-trust.aspx

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The US was built off of Christianity, that's the way the money has been printed for hundreds of years. From what I've heard, government officials are contemplating changing it because of showing a favoritism in religion or something.

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No it was not, most of the founding fathers were deists not christians. That is something christians would like you to believe, but it is not true.

And no they are not thinking about changing it either, it has been challenged in court and was deemed constitutional to have it on money, because it does not address any particular God.
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It's been on our money for less than 60 years, actually. And this nation was not in any way founded on Christianity.
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WHO BETTER should we trust? Who has provided the air we breath, the food we eat, the water we use to make our coffee , the enjoyment we have in eating a pizza etc.

(James 1:16, 17) “16?Do not be misled, my beloved brothers. 17?Every good gift and every perfect present is from above, for it comes down from the Father of the [celestial] lights, and with him there is not a variation of the turning of the shadow.”

Note the hope & trust that should come in easy as breathing of the marvelous
gifts seen & given

*** g 10/10 p. 5 Is Trust Possible? ***
DESIGNED TO TRUST?
Experiments conducted by Michael Kosfeld, a professor of business administration at Frankfurt University in Germany, led him to the conclusion that trust is “a biologically-based part of human nature.” Kosfeld discovered that when there is interaction between two people, the human brain releases oxytocin, a hormone that stimulates trust. “It is, in fact, one of the distinguishing features of the human species,” Kosfeld states. “When trust is absent, we are, in a sense, dehumanized"

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Because some folks got very scared of communists in the 1950s.

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Because we trust in God. Or atleast this country used to.

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