Some small boys came out of the city and jeered at [the prophet Elisha], saying, "Go up, you baldhead! Go up, you baldhead!" And ... he cursed them in the name of the Lord. And two she-bears came out of the woods and tore forty-two of the boys.
-- II Kings 2:23-24 (RSV)
There she lusted after her lovers, whose genitals were like those of donkeys and whose emission was like that of horses.
-- Ezekiel 23:20 (NIV)
I have no problems with this provided that they teach it comparatively and they teach critical thinking / logic beforehand. That being the case, who in their right mind would take the works literally? :)
Speaking of Gideons, when I was at the laundromat yesterday I noticed a couple of copies of Awake! laying on the counter. Unfortunately I was without my FSM stickers to do a bit of ol' fashion culture jamming. :)
I had a flick. It's amazing how many times the phrase "fear God" was mentioned. Tits.
Here is the "Mad Monk", not even in Government yet and probably will never be, wanting to force Christianity on all school students and worse, have them taught the lies of the worst book of fiction ever written. Well he can't even lie straght in bed. You can tell when a politician is lying when his lips are moving.
I suppose the best part of being in oppposition is that one can come up with crazy policies knowing that they can't be implemented.