reply to post by resoe26
My parents sent me to catholic school so that i could make up my own mind about religion, and i did, i chose to become atheist.
My parents did not shelter me from certain people from society (apart from murderers and pedophiles, the extreams if you will) so that i could make my
decision on who i will be. And after a few years of mischeif (hell, every teenager/child gets into trouble, its part of growing up) i became a
adverage person, giving back to society through work and what not.
I did not become 'tainted' by homosexuals, as you fear for yoru children.
I did not become a wild criminal because of the people i knew and spoke to.
I did not become a racist because i was used to hanging out and talking to others from different ethnic background than my own from an early age.
I did not become homophobic because i was confertable speaking to homosexuals, because i have met and spoken to so many different people with
different views and ways of life.
I became a adverage english man. And why? Because i am used to speaking to different people, different backgrounds, different ethnicity, different
sexual oriontation, different religions, different genders.
This is what it means to be from the UK/USA/Europe. We have always been nations built on immigration and trade (especialy the UK, being an island
means that we had to meet and talk to people from all over the world. And the USA, for being built on immigration)
If you hide your child away from certain aspects of society, they won't know how to talk to them because they will feel unconfertable. This forces
them to make a choice between the two, join then or fight them, either from a distance, hiding their feelings in themselves (homosexuals who are never
able to come out because of fear of the people they know leaving them in resentment), or in practice (becoming homosexual, or beating people for being