WHAT TO TEACH THE CHILDREN


We should teach the children Ethics: because our emotions fluctuate but ethics stabilise our interaction with nature and with other humans. We should teach them that there are different approaches to ethics but oppressive ethics are unethical for they defeat the purpose of ethics. That ethics should never be a basis for discrimination or it becomes a tool of evil. That the only worthy ethics are those that value the humane and unite human values. We should teach the children that religion is different from ethic; that the religious is not always ethical, and the ethical is not always religious. That religion is a choice but ethic is a responsibility towards society. That these two should not be conflated otherwise society will crumble into cruel hierarchies and destructive segregations.

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