Kids and Religion
Webcast Q&A: Sunday, 10 April 2011, Question 6
In the live broadcast of Philosophy in Action Radio on 10 April 2011, I answered a question on kids and religion.
Should atheistic parents encourage their children to explore religion? Why or why not? And if so, how?
My Answer, In Brief: Kids should learn about religion, as a cultural and historical force. Parents should not dogmatize against religion, although parents should openly explain their own views when asked.
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