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Bob Jones: Bible-burning and Koran-burning sessions needed in schools

Something calling itself the Secular Education Network hit the news protesting that bible-bashing in state schools is inconsistent with the Bill of Rights Act. More particularly they claimed it’s discriminatory in favour of Christianity against other religions. That’s nonsense, akin to arguing that teaching French in state schools, which was compulsory back in my day, is discriminatory against teaching Italian.

My antenna always goes off when I read of activists using the umbrella description of “network”, or even worse, “collective”, as invariably it involves just one or two enthusiasts . . .

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