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Originally posted by Gauri_3

Originally posted by qwertyesque

kansa was doing what bush did in iraq... he was just suspecting devaki to be carrying weapon of his mass destruction so you see devaki was the cause...  and for ravana his sister (shurpanaka, another woman) was the causeLOL.. for kauravas... it was teh mother who blindfolded her eyes when she had to keep a watch on the spoilt brats.....she wasnt blind... so much for upbringing...she could have handed them one by one to dhrutharashtras for weekend spanking or something...for every tantrum they trhew so again a woman.......!!!men are simple cuddly soft toys women toy around with.....
If one totally forgets who is the "good" one and who is the "evil" one in your examples, then they surely do look like making your case for youLOLLOL  That Kansa = Bush analogy is hilariousLOLLOL
LOLLOL thnks
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rogna IF-Dazzler

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Originally posted by sandya_rao7

Originally posted by sam_84

its easy to spk but difficult to implement!
r u sure that u'll have no problem if ur child (or member of ur family) becomes a christian/muslim?
but there r many pseudo religions as well like satan u cant just throw ur child into those in the name of freedom of choosing religion!

actually u r right!!!!!!
 its very difficult to let your children to follow some other religion. but its very rare when people change their religion. it is something which u learn and follow from ur childhood. the only reason i can think of would me if u marry a person from another religion. in which case parents do agree for their childrens happiness.
hey this is not always correct. my parents let my brother to follow christianity and have no big issues about it.
rogna IF-Dazzler

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Posted: 02 March 2009 at 7:11pm | IP Logged
Originally posted by ravi88

 Religion is never forced on children's . It becomes a part and parcel of life as one gets born in a home and get use to what he learns with the people he is living and also gets the name and identity with the religion !!!

     Religion gives the identity to the people , but it depends upon the belief and non-belief , as a man without religion is incomplete and his life has no base. Whether the person is Hindu ,Muslim or Christian  the biggest thing is respect all the religion and shouldn't hurt the sentiments of the believers  .

          Because  in life religion plays important role because it connects the god the maker of this world...  
there are also some people who convert their religion from one to another.
rogna IF-Dazzler

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Posted: 02 March 2009 at 7:14pm | IP Logged
Originally posted by Sunder-Ladki

Originally posted by *king*

Originally posted by sandya_rao7

Originally posted by qwertyesque

Originally posted by sandya_rao7

yes it is acceptable for parents to teach their children their religion and its up to them to follow that or not. at least when they a young they are taught their own religion. if they feel they are not able to follow that religion then they are free to change it after growing up
Right.. it should be physically enforced till they are 18 and then force it through emotional blackmail... then on...indian women are aces at that....

don u physically force ur children to pray? or ur parents did that? had it been possible to stop Indian men through emotional blackmail then we wont have any wars problems only in india.

dear our religion says in ramayan n mahabharat wars were fought due to women.Wink

I think in this topic we are not discussing about ramayan or mahabharata or wars which were fought due to women, where did a mention of a woman come from in this topic of are we forcing religion upon our children, and are not talking about the epics. !! Confused !!
the epic of mahabharat and ramayan are very much related to religion.
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Posted: 02 March 2009 at 7:25pm | IP Logged
Originally posted by Gauri_3

...and I thought we were talking about one's kids and forcing one's views on one's kids! 

Of course, everything boils down to personal beliefs and personal choices at the end of the day --- even the fact whether one will "force" their kids into adopting their religion or not if force, indeed, is required later down the road. 

For me, there is no force what so ever in most cases.  I agree with WA here.  A child learns and picks lot of things from her parents - like culture, values, morals, ethics etc.  Religion happens to be one such facet of life.  Other facets may evolve over a period of time and may end up being different than what they were exposed to during their childhood but religion usually stays same for desi kids and that's because, imo,  pretty much most religions teach the same thing.  What's the point in changing it then?  That along with religion forming a part of our identity as well irrespective of the whether one practices it actively or not.

I'm sorry, can someone read the purple for me and let me know if I'm reading it right. LOL

... Ahh, Gauri di Hug
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Posted: 02 March 2009 at 7:30pm | IP Logged
Originally posted by stranger@mirror

Is forcing the religion you follow onto your children, a correct thing to do? Or should the children have the right to chose their own religion, their own view of life??


I don't see a relation between religion and view of life !

Ok , anyways,
suppose we give the right to children to chose their own religion,
now how should they decide ?
Read books of all the religions , or what ?

What i want to say is , that it is not like forcing religion,
it seems to be the only practical way !

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