Coca Cola, Typical Pluralistic (Except for Christianity) Company

Bob McCarty came across this:

The crescent moon and star — yes, the same symbol featured on the flags of so many Muslim countries — is an internationally-recognized symbol of the Islamic faith in much the same way as the cross represents Christianity and the star of David Judaism. When I learned the symbol of the Islamic faith will appear on Coca-Cola packaging during Ramadan 2008, I found myself wondering whether or not the Atlanta-based soft drink maker will soon include the Christian cross and Jewish star of David in future holiday packaging designs targeting people of those faiths.

Here’s what the new cans look like:

Coca Cola – ever the profit-seeking enterprise – puts cute polar bears on their cans to “celebrate” Christmas. Jews don’t even receive the token snub that Christians get for their Hannukah.

In the name of pluralism and multiculturalism we are downright hostile to our own religious traditions even as we eagerly celebrate others.

Coca Cola and companies that now shun “Merry Christmas” greetings in favor of the neutral “Happy Holidays” pursued this reverse discrimination tactic only after years of lawsuits and judicial-activist government rulings.

World Net daily had an article titled “‘Five pillars of Islam’ taught in public school” that begins:

Another school has been “teaching” Islam by having students study and learn Muslim prayers and dress as Muslims, and a lawyer who argued a previous dispute over this issue to the U.S. Supreme Court said such methodologies wouldn’t “last 10 seconds” if it were Christianity being taught.

Educational Issues has an article titled, “Muslim Prayer in Public Schools: Are Public Schools Accommodating Islam Over Christianity?” And the answer is clearly, “YES.”

The ACLU, so vigilant of any “intrusion” of Christianity into public life, make it a point to look the other way when Islam is thrust upon us even when public funding is used to do the thrusting.

It is frankly amazing how liberals and secular humanists are so unrelentingly hostile toward Christianity in the name of “multiculturalism” and “separation of church and state” even as they embrace religions such as Islam in the name of the very same things!

As government creates a “gulag-like” mentality about expressing Christianity in public, corporations like Coca Cola follow the trend and go where the most money – and the least controversy – is.

And we continue to surrender everything that made this nation – and the Christian religious tradition that both formed and informed it – great.

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3 Responses to “Coca Cola, Typical Pluralistic (Except for Christianity) Company”

  1. Jeremy Sarber Says:

    I saw this on the news last night. I don’t think we’ll ever see a Coke can with a cross or the star of David. It’s politically incorrect.

  2. rebekka Says:

    I believe this is wrong what the coca cola company believe that where the money is the profit for them will inhiese, and the downfall of christianity and the country we knew it is now an “islam state” believe it its true and theres nothing we can do about it .

  3. Michael Eden Says:

    The love of money is the root of many evils, and when anyone is willing to trade right and wrong for money they are on the broad highway to hell.

    And most of this corruption is NOT due to capitalism, but rather due to political correctness (my point in that article is that Coca Cola would NEVER honor Christianity the way they honored Islam) and CRONY capitalism (profiting off the state as an agent of the state).

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