My oldest just came barreling though the door upset. Two neighborhood kids told her they would not be friends with someone who doesn’t believe in god and jesus. Religious intolerance does indeed start young and I see the indoctrination all too much. Teach your children your faith and include in that the fact that others live their lives based on something different more than likely. Teach them to accept that and value one another regardless.

Intrapost Update: One of our neighbors mom’s heard the whole thing and is currently ripping her son a big one. I’d rather see a calm discussion about religious tolerance, but understand she wants to get his attention. Question I have is where did the impetus come from in the first place for him to take this view? Starts early. Be careful with the children. They are the world you always wanted.

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