U.S. Army says: Spiritual people make better soldiers

I was shocked that I was the first person to 'break' the story of the Army's *mandatory* Spiritual Fitness testing, and the equally mandatory remedial training that comes with it when you fail. Hours of remedial Spiritual Fitness training - so that I don't commit suicide because I'm an atheist. So is 'Spiritual Fitness' about religion? There are two different and conflicting responses coming from DoD. One line paints a rosy picture where "Spiritual" means team spirit or human spirit.  … [Read more...]