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"Educated from birth" brings in another wonderfully annoying element: what part is the government allowed to play in the education of children in evidentiary thinking, or to be blunt, religious education?

yup, that's a very slippery fish to hold.

i appreciate your tact, it's obvious you fully understand just how close to the nerve that one can go.

i don't see why atheism and (comparative) religion can't both be taught, and then let the child decide.

anything more religiously specific should be a matter of family and individual choice.

allow for respect for all belief-systems, as long as practicing them does not impinge on others' space.

sayonara proselitisation!

'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty

by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Tue Dec 22nd, 2009 at 02:09:13 PM EST
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