“We oppose the teaching of Higher Order Thinking Skills, critical thinking skills and similar programs … which focus on behavior modification and have the purpose of challenging the student’s fixed beliefs and undermining parental authority.”—
Yeah, we don’t want kids to think about things critically, it might challenge their religious beliefs! Because it’s easier to tell kids that someone is constantly watching them to make sure they don’t do anything bad or else they’ll be burned for eternity once they die than answer questions about how that’s even logically possible.
It’s easier to tell kids that someone was able to build a giant boat for a pair of every single animal in the world and have them just accept it than have to explain how evolution works or what the incredibly unrealistic dimensions would need to be for a boat like that.
It’s easier to just tell kids to take the goddamn aspirin than explain how it inhibits a prostaglandin-producing enzyme in the body by filling its active sites before the pre-prostaglandins can.
It’s easier to kill a child’s curiosity and wonder for the world than have to explain uncomfortable topics to them that your magical belief system can’t or doesn’t explain.
I have always been a big fan of the Disney Company, and I was more than just excited to learn of the soon-to-be release of the Disney Villain Designer Doll Collection. However, upon looking at the pictures of the dolls, I am appalled. The fact that to be deemed…
“I remember the first three episodes we shot, Jared and Jensen were very respectful of me. But recently, I remember, Jared just picked me up off the ground and started shaking me like a ragdoll. I was like “What the hell are you doing?!” and he smiled and said “I don’t know, it’s just funny!”—
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