Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Obedience is the norm

“Despite these differences, however, religions are virtually always taught to the young. This means that children are expected to passively receive the foundational claims. Obedience is subtly or blatantly the norm.”

 ~Heather Eaton, “Child Honouring and Religion”, from Child Honouring, How to Turn this World Around, edited by Raffi Cavoukian & Sharna Olfman

Painting by Elisabeth Slettnes

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