posted on Nov, 30 2003 @ 04:30 PM
Funny, how any religion other than Christianity can be taught in class, and it is perfectly acceptable to belittle Christianity, but no
I'll not jump you for any of the reasons stated, DeusEx, I'll just clarify a couple things for you.
I am perfectly aware of what the Islamic religion is, what is brings, and that the most dangerous place to be in the world is the neighbor of an
Islamic nation. You say it is maligned? There might very well be a good reason.
I'm not so much concerned with the children becoming educated in other cultures or other religions until they have a good grasp of our culture
the religion of our nation. Afterward, they are more than welcome to learn about the others, and most encouraged to do so if I were anyone.
The fact that our kids are tubs of lard is not going to be fixed by any fasting during Ramadan. That will be fixed by lifestyle changes. My son is a
wannabe computer geek who is building his first computer, and spends most of his non-homework hometime reading sites like TechTV.com, but he is also a
lean, mean soccor playing machine and an avid bicyclist. He's all-American, but no fat on him. I'd suggest kids get out and be alot more active,
that is what I'd suggest if I were anybody.
This nation is a Judeo-Christian nation, pure and simple. The separation clause of the 1st amendment was to insure no particular denomination was to
be the official religion, and to insure we did not have a national church to which everyone was expected to tithe. It does not mean Christianity is
to be exempt from governemnt and national policy.
James Madison, known as "The Father of Our Constitution" said, "We have staked the whole of all our political institutions upon the capacity of
mankind for self-government, upon the capacity of each and
all of us to govern ourselves, to control ourselves, to sustain ourselves according to the Ten Commandments of God."