But it's different in Sweden... (was Re: [LINK] So what have
we done about Melbourne IT's dirty deed)
lannet at lannet.com.au
Thu Mar 23 12:13:13 EST 2006
Deus Ex Machina wrote:
> Robert Hart [hartr at interweft.com.au] wrote:
>>Deus Ex Machina wrote:
>>>muslim society must seperate church from state. there is no alternative.
>>Please now turn round and apply this rule to the current government. It
>>very clearly is not separating its religion(s) from the activities of
>>the state, as witness the funding of 'church' groups to provide
>>pre-abortion counselling (as just a single example).
> and it doesnt stop there, my kid comes home from kindergarten and tells me
> "jesus loves you". wtf????
> it seems nsw state schools teach scripture. its a fundamental pillar of
> modern democracy that church and state are clearly separated. this small
> detail seems to have escaped the nsw government.
> even more reasons to move to a republic.
This arguement just doesn't work. The US is a republic and there is an
even closer tie between church and state - even though the US
constitution decrees otherwise. Just look at the fundamentalist
practices that Ashcroft tried to push on those who wotked at the DoJ
when he was in charge there.
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