An interesting proposal to require all children in America to be educated objectively on all world religions and their histories. So as to not indoctrinate children without parents biases at an age when they cannot think for themselves.
Also discussions on Intelligent Design, Morality without Religion as a Evolutionary Biological Phenomenon.
A respectful disagreement with Creationism and how it teaches people to think (not think for themselves).
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Harvard University Primate Research Specialist Marc Hauser Ph.D. Contributes to the Paper. Is Religion a cultural control, based on human creation, or does it have a biological evolutionary aspect that is enhanced through cultural variation to create an “evolutionary by product” of a natural group species instinctive behavioral system.
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