Exposing the child to religion and not exactily teaching the religion can confuse a child my dd (sperm-donor) is catholic, and my dd has been raised in my faith of missouri synd lutheran although she knows some of the difference, she considers herself as lutheran missouri synd. Religious texts take into account free will when talking about people who convert, and and they are always given a choice, due to religion being a serious commitment (like marriage or having children) and that it should not be taken lightly. Non-religious as well as religious people buy into the notion that children should belabeled with one religious name or another even labeled for life: when you enter hospital, or join the armed services, you fill in a form where you have to nominate your religion (which can be none.
Second, there will be people who argue that, setting religious doctrine aside, we should still treat a child as belonging to the same cultural tradition as her parents jewish families observe a. You (or your child) have a constitutional right not to be forced to participate in the pledge of allegiance nor should a student be singled out, rebuked, told they must stand, or otherwise be penalized for following their freedom of conscience. Not to be trite, but i've always been taught that a good christian respects other people (and their beliefs) while there may be things people do that i, as an orthodox christian, disagree with (or even find morally or ethically wrong), it is not up to me to be the judge.
Why not teach them all the options they have with religion and spirituality why not change the strict institutions we are forced to believe and end the religious slavery related: beliefs , catholicism , religion , opinions. Arguments that children shouldn't be exposed to religion are not about protecting children from having religious beliefs and ideas imposed upon them they are about imposing antireligious beliefs and values on adults and children alike. Since muslims believe so sincerely that their religion is truth, some can't help but feel, on some level, that forced conversion is more of a favor done to the subject - a case of the end justifying the means. The first amendment to the us constitution guarantees all americans freedom of religion this right is not limited to adults children and teenagers enjoy the same right, which is balanced with the fundamental rights of parents to raise their children without government interference.
Children should not be forced into arguments that they themselves cannot control all of this to say that allowing religion to be taught in public schools would only lead to more controversies over religion and the start of many arguments that could have been avoided. The other one-star review says, if you don't trust your children to follow your religion on their own (without constant reinforcing) then either you don't trust in your kids or in your religion. Most young people thought they should not be forced to attend public worship some parents acknowledged children might be spiritual without attending formal worship parents and young people accepted religion could be important to those who believed without belonging to a faith community.
Muslim children in china's far western xinjiang region are being forced to change their religious names and adults are being coerced into attending rallies showing devotion to the. A book i will read in the future related article on children and religion filed on november 29th, 2007 in religion ⋅ ⋅ every person ever born on this planet was born an atheist. Christianity was a forced religion today it is being forced in another manner, through an army of missionaries beating on your door and brainwashing your children in school classrooms, extracurricular activities and intramural sports. To show them the right path or that's what they believe they are doing anyone devoted to any religion finds it important that they teach their children about god and the moral way of doing things taught by their religious belief.
One of the most discussed topics in the modern world is children indoctrination into religion children aren't developed enough to decide in what to believe or disbelieve everyone is born without believing in a religion until it is either forced on them or they are developed enough to decide if one of the religions ''works'' for them or not. Advocates of the clauses believe they safeguard their religious freedom — that forcing a town clerk to issue a marriage license to a homosexual couple is a violation of the clerk's rights as a religious person who condemns homosexuality as a sin. Push parents to explain why they should pass on their religion—apart from a principled urge to keep the faith—and they're likely to tell you studies prove that kids do better with religion.