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Old 08-27-2019, 05:35 PM
 
Location: East Lansing, MI
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No, teachers shouldn't impose their religion on students in public schools.

That said, I never experienced that growing up. The only mention of religion in school was the Pledge of Allegiance. I grew up in the 1980s/1990s.

I'm also an atheist and consider myself a secular humanist. I don't believe that people need to be afraid of God to be a "good" person and I don't believe religion has a place in public school other than as a subject being taught from an academic perspective.
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Old 08-27-2019, 06:10 PM
Status: "At least Iím not Matt Shea" (set 23 days ago)
 
Location: Near Manito
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There are soooo many things that to be educated could and maybe should encompass. I do believe that world religions, religious history is a very important part of our education. That is not quite the same thing as praying in school or for football wins, of course.
Unfortunately, to many otherwise intelligent people it is.
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