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misinforming youth

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Submitted by Federico (Canada), Oct 2, 2002 at 08:35

it is well known that getting at youth is the best way to influence a person's lifelong outlook. This book on Religion with its clearly twisted views and pro-Muslim stance is no excption...

Did someone in the "public school system" get paid off on this one? Either way - even if it is just someone's bias we are dealing with - it should be corrected. Bias that is followed by a degree is still a harmful bias to share in the schools.

It is unfortunate that persons making these decisions are not more accountable before such decisions are finalized. We do not need more bad teaching in our public schools and false data is always going to be a wrong towards others who are of a different faith.

It is evident that leaders of different faiths were not consulted so as to provide a more balanced view of the picture of world religion.
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