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Children Should Be Taught the Truth

Reader comment on item: Think like a Muslim[, Urges "Across the Centuries"]

Submitted by Arjuna Jageshvara (Israel), May 11, 2002 at 12:31

Every textbook that introduces religions to children should balance the good things with mentioning a few unfavourable things.

Just as the misdeeds of the Crusaders should be mentioned in a brief overview of Christianity for children as an ignominious side of its history after noting the elevated and noble teachings and personal example of its founder, so should the ignominious side of Islam's history be mentioned after noting the personal example of its founder.

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