Rylan wrote:I agree TR. But, if you start making a class solely about religion you allow for the chances of bias. Perhaps a project for one thing takes a long time, while the project or unit for another takes less time. These biases are not intentional but nonetheless prevalent and can lead to accidental promotion or hiding a certain topic. That is all.
Rylan wrote:For many, science and religion can not be separated.
steelhammer wrote:I would be more supportive of the comparative religions class if they spent the time pointing out all of the contradictions, historical inaccuracies, physical impossibilities, etc. that each presents on even a cursory examination.
Rylan wrote:I see what you mean. I had a brain-letdown when reading your reply.
It was how steelhammer wrote his reply that rubbed me the wrong way. Seemed to absolutely rip those that have the belief of creationism over evolution. I find that unfair.
Ossa wrote:steelhammer wrote:I would be more supportive of the comparative religions class if they spent the time pointing out all of the contradictions, historical inaccuracies, physical impossibilities, etc. that each presents on even a cursory examination.
A religion class you are proposing might work out well in college, but couldn't stand a chance in high school. Teacher's bias would be out the wazoo.
columbia wrote:I'm finally remembering why I never had a world cultures class in HS: that was in 9th grade in my district and I went to Catholic school that year.
I did get an A in my Old Testament class, that year, however.
Not that such Dbags are worthy of a second thought but I marvel at her explanation that "they never meant any disrespect towards those who served our country". That's like p*ssing on some of the graves and saying you were watering the grass.
People have the right do what they want because of free speech free speech in this country. The attempt to weasel their way out of their expression is almost as offensive as their message.
Gaucho wrote:The cool thing about stupid people is their propensity to brag about - and record - their stupidity.