“Sectarian groups profess that instating their particular religious values would solve all these problems, that their morals are tested and absolute. They ignore actual social conditions like the increase in poverty, that the world is in an economic slow down, that sexual exploitation and abuse has been present for decades…”
South Africa is a declared secular state, meaning that there is a legal separation of “church” and state, made up of law, policy and legislative practices enforcing that no governmental institution (including schools) are either affiliated, or influenced by any religion.
…experiencing the “christian logic” of validating someone’s brutal torture, and having to repeatly explain – YES! ACTUALLY EXPLAIN – how someone being tortured and murdered isn’t an act of love…
…The ‘fun’ of Sunday school is enticing to a young child… it’s only a form of play after all.
But indoctrination starts as a pleasant and quiet thing…
…In christianity, the goal is to live according to the book and try not to piss the forever man in the sky off.
FEAR is a cornerstone of many faiths.
FEAR lives in the primitive brain!