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Sarmatae1's Avatar Jump to comment 30 by Sarmatae1

"Canada is a lot like an attic to Americans." I once heard a comedian say. "They usually forget it's there until they make a trip up there. Then they realize all the cool junk that's there.

Frankly, I am glad we don't have to deal with such a situation in the states. I don't think it would work.
In theory, I think what a wonderful idea it would be to have a class like that here in the states. In practice, What a nighmare it would be as a proselytizing toe hold. Too many fundamentalists here for such an endeavor, shame really. Then there would be the damage to the first amendment to be considered. For the best I suppose.

I am curious to see how it turns out with that private Loyola High School. Of course private scools must have what is termed reasonable accomodations in accordance with certain educational standards. I am not versed in the intricacies of Canadian legal and education systems, but I wonder if this type of course would fall under the commissions mandate? They may have overstepped themselves there. Any Canadians here that may enlighen us?

Sat, 20 Dec 2008 20:27:00 UTC | #289972