KaseyIf teachung children about ethics and morality...Sat Mar 10, 2012 07:11184.108.40.206is also referred to as indoctrination....then so be it....and tolerance and understanding of others is certainly part of it. But being aware of the prejudices that the different religions inculcate via their indoctrination is something the non-religious child will eventually deduce for him/her self as they mature in Western societies at least, without being told about it. It's just a matter of observation.
- One of the few lasting insights that Karl Marx ... Baruch, Thu Mar 8 17:01came up with, are "alienation" and "false consciousness". What I don't get, if you are fully skeptical, is why you aren't worried that your consciousness isn't as free as you think it is. And yes,... more
- If teachung children about ethics and morality... Kasey, Sat Mar 10 07:11
- You are not the only one who observes ... Baruch, Sat Mar 10 09:16or matures. Again ... if you are alienated ... and you are ... how can you say you are not in a state of false consciousness? I know about this ... being subject to alienation frequently. Shalom
- If Atheism gives rise to alienation [as you assume].. Kasey, Sun Mar 11 09:30it is because theists have difficulty handling the concept that their beliefs about the claimed existence of a diety may be without a firm foundation! Regards, Kasey
- Beliefs? Baruch, Sun Mar 11 14:59Sounds like a faith, not reason to me. Next time you ... have difficulty reasoning, without assumptions, please share. By being different, and by choice no less ... from the average people of your... more
- I don't. It's called faith for a reason. (nm) Mirage, Sun Mar 11 09:40