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GUEST,Pete M at work As it is Sunday...Favourite Hymn? (72* d) RE: BS: As it is Sunday...Favourite Hymn? 21 Feb 01

'God forbid we should allow parents to raise their children in their own religion.'

Here, here, Mousetheif. This would not only solve my objections, but a lot of the worlds problems.

By all means tell your children about your religion but have the good grace to say that its what some people believe but that the majority of people don't.

If they want to believe in fairies or syrens or any other mystical being when they can make up their own minds, that's fine.

By all means teach them ethics, which are demonstably universal constructs of the human condition, and teach them to question everything.

And before anyone asks, yes I do practice what I preach, you don't get much more agnostic than me (In my book atheism is as much religion as any other) but one of my sons is now a committed Christian - entirely his choice, and we niether encouraged nor discouraged him.

Pete M

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