Disney's Orlando and rabbi too!? weigh in w/Orlando news... about religi/athie books in schools.. for fun.

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Thanks for the link to that editorial. (Emphasis added below.)

It should come as no surprise that atheists are demanding the opportunity to distribute literature inside Orange County schools, including a book about sex and obscenity in the Bible.

Their request comes on the heels of a Christian group — the ambitiously named World Changers of Florida — elbowing its way onto 11 Orange County high-school campuses last week to distribute Bibles.

Surely World Changers and its legal team at the Liberty Counsel wouldn't object [...]

We feel sure they also won't object if Muslim groups petition Orange County schools to distribute Qurans on campuses. Or if Hindu leaders ask to distribute the Vedas. Or if Scientologists wish to hand out the complete works of L. Ron Hubbard.

Because the constitutional principles argued by World Changers doesn't apply just to the Christian religion but to all faiths. [...]

We wish groups like World Changers would follow the thinking of a sensible Longwood rabbi who, asked about the Bible distribution, said, "It is proselytizing. It has no place in public schools." Amen.

The Skeptic's Annotated Bible, as others on A/N have pointed out, would make a great resource for students and other human beings! (Hardback books can be preordered and are expected to be available in February; meanwhile there's the website. Another website to look at: http://www.evilbible.com/ )

Another print book to consider: Isaac Asimov's Guide to the Bible considers the biblical stories matter-of-factly, relating historical facts and anachronisms whenever they're relevant.

hard for me if not impossible to flip a page dowdays in that thing.. faux or actual.. but good looking out man!




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