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humblebum Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-24-11 12:26 PM
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142. And so you feel that because some parents are, to you, "incompetent, short-sighted"
Edited on Thu Feb-24-11 12:35 PM by humblebum
that you know what is best for them? What if I were to consider you incompetent and short-sighted? Then where do we go? The "system" as it is today is imperfect by any measure and parents are required by law to abide by certain standards that are set by their respective communities. The ultimate responsibility for the well-being of children lies both with the parents and the educational system. If the government begins to dictate religious training in the home, a clear violation of the separation of C&S will have occurred. Dawkins refers to the age of 16. That is the subject of this conversation and that is the age that I am referring to. Again, there is no perfect system, but what Dawkins has suggested crosses the line in my opinion and needs to be guarded against.
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