We Need Each Other

Great commentary on what I thought was a wonderful commercial.

pub theologian

Interfaith reflections

The Coca-Cola Super Bowl ad which featured “America the Beautiful” sung in various languages has struck many as a beautiful display of the wide diversity of this nation. A nation which has always prided itself on being a melting pot, a place where people from anywhere on the globe have found a home.

Yet, unsurprisingly, some managed to find it inappropriate. One group responded on Facebook with this little gem: “Call us what you want, but my Ancestors came here and learned this beautiful language – they did not ask to be catered to… they taught themselves, and thrived…. to hear one of nation’s proudest songs in other languages was a bit disheartening… Bring on the Pepsi!”

Which makes me wonder, do we really want peace in our world? Do we really want understanding? As a person who seeks to cultivate dialogue between people of varying viewpoints, this…

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4 responses to We Need Each Other

  1. The Regular Guy NYC says:

    I saw nothing wrong with this commercial. People just get too hung up over everything nowadays and just look for anything to rant about and voice an opinion on.

  2. M. R. says:

    Agree with the philosophy but can’t with the religion.
    Yer a good woman but, M-J.

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