Parents and Teachers: Almost 3,000 students now identify as nonbinary in Oregon schools, educational data shows
Is Raising Your Kids Without Religion Better? From the article:
- “For secular people, morality is predicated on one simple principle: empathetic reciprocity, widely known as the Golden Rule. Treating other people as you would like to be treated. It is an ancient, universal ethical imperative. And it requires no supernatural beliefs.”
One common situation to find among religious people is the denial of evolution and climate change. Evolution is denied because it contradicts the Genesis creation account, and climate change is denied because God’s perfect creation wouldn’t allow humanity to destroy itself. Consider the following article where a state tries to institutionalize these superstitions in the state education standards.
“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take (Wayne Gretzky).”
There are many different things you can be successful at, but often times successful people share similar traits with one another like creativity and hard work.
Activity: Research a successful person and dot-jot what qualities helped them to succeed.
Atheists aren’t afraid of having religion in school. Religious people are afraid of having all religions in school.
- “Instead of allowing Biden and the unions to inject their ideology through graphic pornography like ‘Gender Queer’ and “Flamer,’ we want the Constitution, we want the bible in our schools where kids understand our nation’s history and what has made this country great. The reality is that the bible is a foundational document in our country’s history. Read the Founders, read their letters, listen to what these men and women said about why founding a country with the freedom of religion, the free exercise of religion was so important.” – Oklahoma Education Superintendent Ryan Walters, today on Fox Business.
Page One: Help Darth Harley Find God.
Page Two: Harley is looking for God.
Page Three: “Where are you God?” asks Harley.
Page Four. Harley looks under the table. “Where are you God?” asks Harley.
Page Five. Harley looks in the closet. “Where are you God?” asks Harley.
Page Six. Harley looks under the bed. “Where are you God?” asks Harley.
Page Seven. Harley looks in the fridge. “Where are you God?” asks Harley.
Page Eight. Harley looks in the basement. “Where are you God?” asks Harley.
Page Nine. Harley looks in the garage. “Where are you God?” asks Harley.
Page Ten. “God is good at Hide and Seek” says Harley. “I can’t find him anywhere.”
Okay teachers, are you looking for some secularism lesson plan ideas? Try:
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“Karma will be with you in a minute. She’s just sharpening her sword.“
In an election tonight, Democrat Senator Warnock beat challenger Republican Walker for the Georgia senate seat. Midway through the evening, it was really close, so the Walker rally held a prayer circle:
All the ballots were already cast, so try to guess what they were praying for …
- “Curious about aspects of the world that most adults take for granted, children demonstrate a seemingly instinctive capacity to ponder the most basic elements of life and society.”
Please consider this thought provoking article: Philosophy With Children https://aeon.co/essays/how-to-do-philosophy-for-and-with-children