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Jan 5 - Christian Group Against Yoga Class in School (video)


 Jan 5 - Christian Group Against Yoga Class in School (video)
topic by Phillipmcd - 01-05-2013, 02:56 AM - Boxden > BX Daily Bugle - news and headlines





A small but vocal group of parents, spurred on by the head of a local conservative advocacy group, has likened these 30-minute yoga classes to religious indoctrination. They say the classes — part of a comprehensive program offered to all public school students in this affluent suburb north of San Diego — represent a violation of the First Amendment.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/16/us...ians.html?_r=0


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16 comments for "Jan 5 - Christian Group Against Yoga Class in School (video)"


 01-05-2013, 11:18 AMaway - #2
Stabbin101 18 heat pts18

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Yet another decision for the courts. Great.
 01-05-2013, 12:49 PMaway - #3
MYami 28 heat pts28

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I beet these dumb zealots wouldn't think twice if it were a bible study class.
 01-05-2013, 07:39 PMaway - #4
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Hate to say it, but they might have a point, depending on whether or not Hindu spiritual philosophy is emphasized in these yoga lessons. If it's just the physical activities being taught, and not the spiritual side, then I don't think there's an issue.

I do agree that they would be clamoring in support if this was teaching Christian spirituality, but that doesn't make the first amendment argument wrong, it just makes them hypocrites.
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Originally Posted by Magic City
I beet these dumb zealots wouldn't think twice if it were a bible study class.
 01-06-2013, 11:27 AMonline - #6
liveson777 5 heat pts

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Originally Posted by Magic City
I beet these dumb zealots wouldn't think twice if it were a bible study class.
what makes u think that ... Idiot
 01-06-2013, 11:42 AMaway - #7
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Originally Posted by liveson777
what makes u think that ... Idiot
prob not a stretch to say that, all these people are the type to #### on this but preach politicians pushing their religious agenda on schools. Dude in Indiana is doing it now....





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 01-06-2013, 11:44 AMaway - #8
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 01-06-2013, 02:20 PMaway - #9
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Yoga is considered a New Ageism occult practice
 01-06-2013, 02:24 PMaway - #10
monrowe 3 heat pts

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technically they have a point .. but if they rename the class to stress streaching class it would fix it all .... cus yoga is like a general term for peaceful streaching like klinnex is a general term for tissue
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Originally Posted by PseuDEEnym
Yoga is considered a New Ageism occult practice

HOW?! Where is the evidence to that?
 01-06-2013, 04:06 PMaway - #12
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Originally Posted by abstrak_kapital
HOW?! Where is the evidence to that?
These are conservative Christians we're talking about, they don't believe in evidence.
 01-07-2013, 02:46 AMaway - #13
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wussification
 01-07-2013, 10:29 AMaway - #14
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Originally Posted by abstrak_kapital
HOW?! Where is the evidence to that?
Just saying that's what ppl believe.
 01-07-2013, 10:38 AMaway - #15
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Damn.... So when I stretch my arms when I wake up in the morning I am taking apart of the occult?



No more stretching... It's obvious the lord wants us to be tight and restricted in our movements....
 01-07-2013, 03:00 PMaway - #16
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It never ends...
 01-07-2013, 07:58 PMaway - #17
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nothing wrong with stretching but my 5 year old son aint doing no mutha fukin yoga.. even if jesus is on the mat next to him
 
 


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