Why Religion Must Not Be Banished from Schools

§ Bullying starts early All around the world, teasing and bullying amongst the kids start at a very early stage, probably during the first and second grade. Kids make fun about the colors of others and ask insulting questions from reports they hear on the tv that are not entirely true. A young boy related to the Sikh community is forced to take off his turban in school due to the pressure of his classmate while a Muslim boy is asked questions like “is there a bomb under your shirt?”. If knowledge about the majority of religions is not spread at an early age, the divisions will only get bigger as they go into a future, and this is what leads to terrorist attacks in certain countries. § Religion plays role in everyday life Religion has been a strong point in everyday politics, with the world more divided than ever, it cannot be denied that the religion plays a key role. Countries with no tolerance for another religion start cutting off relations with each other and impose heavy taxes on imports. Countries which have gained independence on the sole basis of being able to practice their religion freely are the very countries that are constantly being threatened economically and through a war of words. For children and teenagers who want to understand today’s world politics, they must surely know the religion every country follows to know the basis on hate… Read more