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Im outraged......outraged that I clicked on that stupid link.

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Why would you expect outrage here or anywhere else based on the content in the link you provided?

Please explain the title of your post.


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Why would you expect outrage here or anywhere else based on the content in the link you provided?

I think he must be assuming everyone else is as clueless as he is about the distinction between promoting religion and teaching about it.

Sadly, we are not.


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Schools should not be teaching about religion in history classes.  Save it for the mythology classes.
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Outraged?  Education is supposed to cure ignorance.  Why should anyone be outraged at a school that is attempting to teach and broaden young minds, TDale?

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The photo was virtually void of any meaning whatsoever. Kansas could use some education about the world outside of it's borders, muck like most of America.

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Schools should not be teaching about religion in history classes.  Save it for the mythology classes.

I suspect this comment was sarcasm, but I personally think that religion is a very real aspect of history, and a little background about a religion provides important context for it's impact on the way history has played out. The pharse "The five pillars of Islam," says nothing about those principles, so it is pretty much meaningless without explanation.

I gotta ask, TDale, does the word "Islam" inspire outrage in your neighborhood? Are people there afraid of demonic possession?


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Why would you expect outrage here or anywhere else based on the content in the link you provided?

I think he must be assuming everyone else is as clueless as he is about the distinction between promoting religion and teaching about it.

Sadly, we are not.

So when a school teaches the Koran and Islam, it's "teaching" but when a school teaches about the Bible and Christianity, it's "promoting"?

How about if the 10 Commandments had been posted? They have about the same place in Christianity as the 5 Pillars of Islam does for Islam.


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Nuance has never been one of your strengths. Comparative Religion or Bible Literature are perfectly acceptable subjects in school. In fact I think that people should learn about the worlds religions, it would help them be better people. Creation or Intelligent design in science classes are an abomination. The ten commandments are 40% about how people should behave in regards to God, which is irrelevant in a society where people are free to not believe in God. Since coveting is one of those things that you do in your heart, there shouldn't be any laws about that, and when you actually act on your covetous thoughts, there are laws for that. Do you need pictures to understand this Wolfy?

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TDale falls for another Facebook meme.

https://www.facebook.com/Refounders/posts/10151679106963821

If you're too clueless to know that religious education is a major part of education in a public school, then you must have slept through World History and American Lit.
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I would be outraged if any religion were portrayed as incontrevertible truth in any public school. I'm assuming this school in Kansas is not doing it with Islam.

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Why would you expect outrage here or anywhere else based on the content in the link you provided?

I think he must be assuming everyone else is as clueless as he is about the distinction between promoting religion and teaching about it.

Sadly, we are not.

So when a school teaches the Koran and Islam, it's "teaching" but when a school teaches about the Bible and Christianity, it's "promoting"?

How about if the 10 Commandments had been posted? They have about the same place in Christianity as the 5 Pillars of Islam does for Islam.

So you're saying that in your case, at least, TDale's assumption was correct?

Duly noted.


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