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Originally posted by GrimReaper86
reply to post by Pedro4077
I agree, but I would also argue that nearly all forms of religion are also indoctrination since most children follow whatever religion their parents push on them unless they are highly intelligent and seek their own answers as adults; at which point they may end up deciding to follow the same religion as their parents but only after they have the ability to make an informed decision does it stop being indoctrination. I would say most people tend to follow in their parents foot steps religiously for one reason or another. If one believes that this can effect the outcome of where one's soul goes after death then this should be considered just as serious.
As you said, let kids be kids, but this doesn't simply apply to protest.
Originally posted by Dnepropetrovsk
That is all well and fine but remember "indoctrination" is a two way street and that does not make you modifying your child's behavior any different than the way the people in the OP do. So if your child starts using racial slurs teaching him not to is just as much "indoctrination" as making him hold a sign.
Originally posted by harryhaller
So you're saying i may not teach my child what i believe.
Instead, i should teach my child what you believe?
Over my dead body.
Originally posted by acmpnsfal
Its not indoctrination its teaching. Btw, nice try at promoting bigotry.edit on 29-8-2012 by acmpnsfal because: (no reason given)