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@Helga "Now the question is, how to permit children true religious freedom, indeed, freedom from any mandated religious belief at all? How to convince people that this is an honourable or, even, a sacred freedom?"

Perhaps religion and freedom are diametrically opposed concepts. Sure, you have "freedom of religion" but all it really means is having the freedom to believe things that are simply not true. If scientific knowledge is that troubling to you, knock yourself out with ignorance. Hope your children don't need jobs that require them to think critically. Of course, you can always just have faith that things will work out.

Sun, 26 Feb 2012 20:40:44 UTC | #922185