Originally Posted by True_Avery
What a joke.
My son had heard that if a U.S. flag touches the ground it is supposed to be destroyed.
He thought is was a curious practice, because "it's just a flag". I had to explain to him that some people had very interesting beliefs when it came to the importance of certain pieces of cloth. I explained what "the rule" was, but agreed with his assessment that the whole thing was pretty silly.