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irate_atheist's Avatar Jump to comment 26 by irate_atheist

Comment 23 by CarolineMary -

But it is hard to see anything dangerous in getting together to sing a hymn and listen to a teacher either tell a bible story or preach a bit. Things like 'gods watching you, even at the bus stop so line up nicely. '

Difficult to see what is dangerous with 'believe what I say because I believe it' and teaching children lies alongside explicit instructions not to question authority and think critically.

Yeah, really difficult that. If only we had examples from history of the problems caused when large groups of people believe dumb things and follow ignorant fanatics, because they are unable or unwilling to see through the collective bullshit.

Wed, 04 Jul 2012 10:27:51 UTC | #948548