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Cluebot's Avatar Jump to comment 14 by Cluebot

The religious instruction of parents is not being censored or repudiated, so in what way is "freedom of conscience" threatened by learning the content of other religions? It worries me that the validity of such an easily refuted non-sequitur is not directly challenged in this article.

The only thing under threat from such a course is the parents' assumed authority to suppress their own child's freedom of conscience. That's a right no parent should have, and their desire for it an admission of their profound insecurity of belief.

Sat, 20 Dec 2008 17:33:00 UTC | #289926