Wednesday, January 18, 2006

The Root of All Evil?

What a marvellous series by Channel 4, the "Root of All Evil?". Some excellent questions were posed by the program maker, Richard Dawkins. Perhaps however the most poignant question was about religious schools. I have always abhorred the idea of sending young kids into a sectarian institue where the world is then engrained into their young minds as "them and us".

Richard Dawkins asks a very apt question "Would it be acceptable for parents to send their kids to schools based on their political leanings? Sort of Tory and Labour schools?" Clearly not, so why do we have religious schools?

I really wish Richard Dawkins' program would be translated into Persian and shown on the satellite TVs.

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