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To: Sopater
Correct, but it's no better to teach it as myth than it is to teach it as fact.

I disagree. Treating any religious text as fact is ridiculous in (non-religious) schools. Most Christians don't even believe in a completely literal translation of the bible and that everything in it is fact. Stories evolve, translations alter and memories fade. The bible should be treated as a book that is greatly significant to a large percentage of the population and important because of that. But not as a textbook that states facts.
18 posted on 03/09/2007 10:51:09 AM PST by Stone Mountain
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To: Stone Mountain
Treating any religious text as fact is ridiculous

Uhm, yeah... that's what I said... I said that teaching it as myth is no better.
21 posted on 03/09/2007 10:57:43 AM PST by Sopater (Creatio Ex Nihilo)
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