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WHEN DID REICH MOVE TO NY?

Filed at 1:50 pm under by dcobranchi

The mis-named Democracy Lover opines on Rob’s favorite bugaboo, ethical servility:

The state has a strong interest in having an educated citizenry. One that is able to analyze competing claims, theories and statements and arrive at reasonable conclusions. When parents act to prevent their children from receiving this kind of education, whether on religious or other grounds, they are abdicating their own responsibility to their child. Attempting to bring your child to adulthood without exposing them to ideas other than your own or those of your religious community renders your child incapable of carrying out their responsibilities as an adult citizen. Instead of talking about inculcating children with medieval religious ideas in the public schools, we should be talking about banning religious schools that do not meet standards and severly restricting home schooling. Parents who decided to indoctrinate their children instead of educating them are dooming this nation to third world status and should be stopped.

There’s more. Read it if you feel your blood pressure is too low. Guaranteed instant 40 points.

12 Responses to “WHEN DID REICH MOVE TO NY?”


Comment by
Myrtle
March 26th, 2006
at 3:49 pm

I managed to get through his article by reading it with a strong German accent. Replace the word “state” with Fatherland to get the full effect. The real obstacle was refraining myself from posting “Zieg Heil!” in his comment box.


Comment by
Jeanne
March 26th, 2006
at 4:24 pm

I haven’t brought myself to read it yet. But I always think to myself, have these people ever BEEN to some place like Mississippi? In the SCHOOLS is where the medieval religious (and social and historical) ideas are promoted! At home, I’m able to offer my kids information about things like — the Civil Rights movement, religions of the world, tolerance for people with different beliefs, real science, etc.

Frankly, I think these folks demonstrate how narrow their back yard must be. I’m needed as a homeschooler to balance things around here!


Comment by
COD
March 26th, 2006
at 6:38 pm

Must.Not.Argue.With.Idiots


Comment by
Lillian
March 26th, 2006
at 6:44 pm

I generally don’t argue with idiots, but this one was so easy I couldn’t resist.


Comment by
Daryl Cobranchi
March 26th, 2006
at 6:58 pm

I love you guys.