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Adam van Kuik

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Should a child be able to choose his or her own religion?

Young children only believe in their respective religion because they are forced to believe by their parents. Should a child be able to choose his or her own religion? Should schools require all kids to take a world religions course in either elementary, junior high school, or high school? How would this hurt society?

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    Jul 21 2011: Rather than choosing, parent have duty to give a path to their kids.

    when the children develop, their own understanding, and reach to the age of taking decision, they can have some analytica skills and they can further choose their religions.

    i think in school, you are talking about the inter religion studies..... i feel its good. but religions are wider area. people can study them, all of them, if they surrender all of their time for that, like in higher studies.

    islam gives education of entire religion to kids in the schools like madarsa.
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      Jul 23 2011: Is impossible to leave children by their own. Because our world is made of influences...

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