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Tolerance by any other name

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Submitted by TheTeaDiva (United States), Feb 23, 2008 at 02:29

Gee whiz - what a lot of brouhaha over nothing. Our constituion set up a pluralistic society founded on religious freedom - not one of religious intolerance. With all of our teachers teaching to the tests these days and panicking if the students lose 5 minutes of their very rigidly formatted back to basics regimes, time for extras of any sort are extremely rare, and tend to favor the secular, so as not to offend anyone.

Presenting the Cliff Notes of the Monarch Notes on what it means to be a Muslim in a overwhelmingly Christian nation in order to achieve some sort of pseudo-tolerance would have about the same chance of producing little burgeoning islamo-terrorists, as a presentation on how to appreciate and understand children with Down's Syndrome or Autism would produce a whole lot more retards. ...

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