I was recently reading an article about the teaching of sexual education in schools with regards to different religous views. In particular, this article referred to the many complaints from the Christian parents of students at several junior schools. The issue they raised against the teaching of basic sexual education to their children was that it "perverted basic christian virtues". Now, I am not a Christian so therefore may be misinterpreting something here, but I cannot understand how any parent or any child can wish ignorance upon their child...especially when the subject is something that is becoming increasingly current; it is naive to think that children are or can be "kept children" like they used to be given the influences of today. I was also concerned that the comments from parents indicated it was only Christian who have these "basic morals" installed in them!
A religion does not ensure nor equate to decent behaviour and an understanding of "basic morals" and sooner or later, every child needs to know what is being taught.
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