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← Mandatory religious worship in schools

xmaseveeve's Avatar Jump to comment 6 by xmaseveeve

Sorry, 'on' 34th. Street. I was cut to the core. I think that believing in Santa is an excellent start for a child. Teach the child that just because people tell them 'God' did it is no reason to believe it. With atheist parents, the child would learn to believe through evidence (presents, money left by tooth fairy). Later on, they learn, as a next step, not to trust evidence at face value. Since the evidence itself was magical to them, I think it's a shame to be the Grinch! Lying is not always wrong, unless you are Kant. That's a positive lesson too.

Mon, 02 Jul 2012 06:35:16 UTC | #948436