Atheist Sunday school

28Nov07

Children of atheist or non-religious parent(s) need not be amoral anymore. In Palo Alto, California, an atheist Sunday school now teaches values and ethics in the secular way.

Down the hall in the kitchen, older kids engaged in a Socratic conversation with class leader Bishop about the role persuasion plays in decision-making. He tried to get them to see that people who are coerced into renouncing their beliefs might not actually change their minds but could be acting out of self-preservation–an important lesson for young atheists who may feel pressure to say they believe in God.

Christians can no longer say they have the monopoly on morality.

But then again, who said Christianity is an exemplar of morality? Discussed here, here, here, and here

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