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Aztek's Avatar Jump to comment 7 by Aztek

I watched the 'Children of the Taliban' as Richard recommended.

Horrible. Just horrible. I've never been religious, I've never been indoctrinated to a faith, I've never been bashed with a Bible or other religious story books. So watching videos like this one shouldn't bring back any painful memories of such things, as it does for so many others who have suffered from childhood indoctrination.

And still, watching videos like this, or movies like Jesus Camp, brings tears to my eyes. It hurts to watch things like that, to see what kids have to go through because of the faith of adults. It's mental torture captured on film. In no other case are we allowed to shove shit down kids' throats like that, except when it comes to religion.

Mon, 04 May 2009 08:12:00 UTC | #356030