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← What's the Place of Faith in Schools?

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Excellent presentation by Richard. When asked about religion in schools, I also support teaching what religion is and how the religions of the world developed and differ from each other. I also want people to understand that because religious teachings contradict each other among faiths (and often also within) they can't be all true, even if there is some truth in there, somewhere. Given the minority status of any religion in the world population, it means that most people must be wrong about religion, and so most students in religious schools must be learning things that can't possibly be true.

"Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing than he who believes what is wrong." -Thomas Jefferson

Fri, 24 Feb 2012 22:24:25 UTC | #921648