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← Bible stories for children - would you do it?

zengardener's Avatar Jump to comment 17 by zengardener

How about I tell you a story?

The news just came in from the county of Keck, that a very small bug by the name of Van Vleck, is yawning so wide , you can look down his neck.

It may not seem very important, I know. But it is, so I'm bothering telling you so.

Dr. Suess is the answer. I love fantasy and science fiction. Biblical stories are different in that too many people take them seriously, for them to be responsibly repeated to children.

It is irresponsible to feed children's delusions. We should encourage their imaginations.

If children started thinking that Wookies were real, then I wouldn't let them watch StarWars until they understood the difference. I certainly wouldn't read a child Biblical stories. I wouldn't even suggest that the parent do it themselves. I would suggest something else. Dr. Suess.

Tue, 12 Apr 2011 13:20:30 UTC | #614483