Monday, December 16, 2013

SOOooo "Enlightened": 5th grader stripped of 1st place ribbon in speech contest for discussing religion

Urbane. Educated. Enlightened. Open-minded. Liberal. You know it had to be the right decision. Because religion is such a dangerous thing. Because that old, old story about Jesus and His love is such a scary, hideously terrifying, evil thing. Because the Golden Rule is such a patriarchal, repressive, authoritarian throwback thing. And it all happened in Tampa, Florida. Report: "There is a brief paragraph on the Crusades, Genghis Khan and the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11 in his speech. He ends it by encouraging the “Golden Rule,” saying that it would “make the world a better place.”