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Lydia Leftcoast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-13-04 10:19 AM
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15. Sure, why not?
It's one worldview among the many held by Americans.
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  -Should Atheism be taught in schools? trumad  May-13-04 09:15 AM   #0 
  - Heh, nice angle...  pengpong   May-13-04 09:20 AM   #1 
  - exactly...  trumad   May-13-04 09:20 AM   #2 
  - I am all for knowledge. In my house, my husband and kids are  LittleApple81   May-13-04 09:22 AM   #3 
  - You dont TEACH atheism. Everybody is born atheist. Its the default state.  japanduh   May-13-04 09:27 AM   #4 
  - Thank You. Ya Beat Me To It...  arwalden   May-13-04 09:44 AM   #8 
  - I was just going to say that!!  lapislzi   May-13-04 09:44 AM   #9 
  - No. We just want them to teach that there is only one God and  tandot   May-13-04 09:27 AM   #5 
  - Six days...  KansDem   May-13-04 09:45 AM   #11 
     - darn. I am just too used to 24/7 Walmarts. I totally forgot that  tandot   May-13-04 11:14 AM   #23 
  - It Already Is, In Essence.... In Science Class  cryingshame   May-13-04 09:33 AM   #6 
  - Thats is not atheism  Az   May-13-04 09:49 AM   #12 
  - teaching science IS dismantling biblical claims  drdigi420   May-13-04 11:03 AM   #21 
     - Which brings the question  Az   May-13-04 11:22 AM   #26 
  - good grief  pop goes the weasel   May-13-04 09:53 AM   #13 
  - the schools should teach everything  IMModerate   May-13-04 09:42 AM   #7 
  - no  ComerPerro   May-13-04 09:44 AM   #10 
  - atheism should be the basis of education  leftofthedial   May-13-04 09:53 AM   #14 
  - The best approximation of the truth should be the basis of education  Az   May-13-04 10:23 AM   #17 
     - at least with my approach,  leftofthedial   May-13-04 06:50 PM   #36 
  - Sure, why not?  Lydia Leftcoast   May-13-04 10:19 AM   #15 
  - Growing up in Texas  Texican   May-13-04 10:22 AM   #16 
  - you mean like they do in China?  Blue_Chill   May-13-04 10:28 AM   #18 
  - china isnt a good place  drdigi420   May-13-04 11:06 AM   #22 
  - Good thing to you  Blue_Chill   May-13-04 11:17 AM   #24 
  - Don't you just hate it?  Pithlet   May-13-04 08:25 PM   #40 
  - Our society is based on an avoidance of all religious disputes  starroute   May-13-04 10:56 AM   #19 
  - Religion should not be taught  Delano   May-13-04 11:01 AM   #20 
  - You want serious answers?  LeahMira   May-13-04 11:18 AM   #25 
  - Should Atheism be taught in schools?  lionesspriyanka   May-13-04 11:25 AM   #27 
  - As part of a Comparative Religion class, yes.  bushwentawol   May-13-04 11:27 AM   #28 
  - Atheism is not an organised philosophy (the asmurfist argument)  Az   May-13-04 11:34 AM   #29 
  - No Atheism or any type of religion  0007   May-13-04 11:36 AM   #30 
  - Yes, just as religion can be taught in the context of...  usregimechange   May-13-04 11:39 AM   #31 
  - Interesting scenario...  Solon   May-13-04 11:42 AM   #32 
  - Yes, under the subject of World Religions  slackmaster   May-13-04 11:44 AM   #33 
  - Now you see how complicated it would be to teach Religion  trumad   May-13-04 12:37 PM   #34 
     - Teaching religion is not the same as teaching ABOUT religion  slackmaster   May-13-04 12:52 PM   #35 
     - The crack is there  Baltimoreboy   May-13-04 06:52 PM   #37 
  - ## Support Democratic Underground! ##  DU GrovelBot   May-13-04 06:52 PM   #38 
  - Can ALL indoctrination be removed completely from education?  SimpleTrend   May-13-04 07:09 PM   #39 
  - which schools?  goodhue   May-13-04 08:27 PM   #41 
 

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