Public Schools Are “Pagan Society!” [VIDEO]

Homeschooling and demanding vouchers for private religious schools has been the cause du jour of the Christian Right for decades now.  But now the movement is getting an even bigger push with a new documentary demanding all religious families pull their kids from public school.

Mother Jones, who has a full report on the film’s backers, all of whom have a financial stake in homeschooling, states:

“[Y]ou get the idea: The financiers and producers of IndoctriNation want to prevail upon you to home-school your child! They will use reason, emotion, and the occasional fudged fact to get you to agree with their worldview.”

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100 comments

lyn L.
l L5 years ago

More commonly than not, the christian religion has been hijacked with bait and switch tactics. By chriaitianity being popular we are baited in on the core principles and switched over to whatever the intentions are. When religions work lockstep with the government depending on the governement. Religion can accomplishe what government can't steering the mind any way you want it to go. I love chrisitianity just not how they are misusing it for gain and manipulations. And again the wheat and the tare are together. I don't want my religion destroyed or controlled in America. If they don't stop I can see that Happening here.

jane richmond
jane richmond5 years ago

Separation of church and state. Teach your children YOUR religion in YOUR home. School is for reading writing and arithmetic. Religion has no place in public schools.
They don't have time to teach our children science, geography or social studies.Values should be taught in the home.

Margaret K.
Margaret K5 years ago

I am really glad to see that the majority of people commenting, thought that the opinions expressed by these old white dinosaurs, was a great deal of nonsense. They may be loud-mouthed, but I think they are presently in the minority. Fortunately for American citizens your leaders are not talking about funding the indoctrination of the multicultural society with a myriad of 'Faith Schools' as in the UK. In my view all religions are designed to control people and have no place in education.
Instead of children being taught about a diverse group of supernatural beings and their differing rules, we should be teaching what we have in common, which is our Humanity.

William Y.
William Y5 years ago

More right-wing nonsense. The reason God can't be mentioned is that which god? All people in this country aren't Christians. All people in this country do not believe in the pseudo-Christian God. This country has never been a "Christian" nation. The Establishment clause in the first amendment to the constitution says that. As for public schools being pagan, no. Paganism is a religion and would also be banned from being taught. These pseudo-Christians who appear in this video are typical right-wing extremists who must have it their way or no way. Join the 21st century and get rid of the dark age mentality.

Mikaila H.
Mikaila H5 years ago

That's a joke right? Clearly they want their children to be predujice. I have no issue with religion - it's the people who decide that being gay is a problem that I have an issue with. And where did Pagan anything come into that? To be Pagan means to value every living thing equally. It is about respect and love. That video sort of reminded me of something to do with the KKK - and that's a bad look. I wouldn't personally want anything to do with them. And the reason religion is kept out of most schools is to encourage the child's own opinions and not to force them into believeing anything other than what they've been brought up to believe. Public schools allow people of different races, cultures and beliefs to mix and gives the children a broader outlook on the world. Who wouldn't want that?

pam w.
pam w5 years ago

What nonsense!

Must children be exposed to religion all day, every day? What's so threatening about having them exposed to (gasp) NON-Christians, Hindus, etc, on the playground?

Most importantly, what's so threatening about exposing them to a good, secular education and pumping their heads full of dogma on Sunday?

Jami Winn
Jami Winn5 years ago

i'm sorry i disagree with religious families putting their kids in private schools i'm very religious and come from a strong Christian family and i transfered from public to private in the fourth grade and my grades dropped from straight A's to straight F's and worst part is the school was very clickish and i had no friends at all and after sixth grde i went to home school for two years to catch back up and now i'm in all honors classes and top in some of my classes AND THAT'S IN A PUBLIC SCHOOL WHERE WE SAY THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE EVERY MORNING AND WE READ SOME OF OUR TEACHERS' BIBLES IN THE MIDDLE OF CLASS SO THERE!!!!

Jami Winn
Jami Winn5 years ago

i'm sorry i disagree with religious families putting their kids in private schools i'm very religious and come from a strong Christian family and i transfered from public to private in the fourth grade and my grades dropped from straight A's to straight F's and worst part is the school was very clickish and i had no friends at all and after sixth grde i went to home school for two years to catch back up and now i'm in all honors classes and top in some of my classes

Marg Wood
Marg W5 years ago

I can't believe this is real! I hope I wake up from this nightmare soon! The religious extremists must be afraid your children may learn to think for them selves, what a disaster that would be!

Zulima C.
Zulima Morton5 years ago

Jill have you ever belong to a Christian Church? if your answer is No , you should not offer your opinion, and if your answer is Yes, sorry to tell you that you did not learn any thing. I can't not give any opinion on Buddhism, because I have never learn any thing about it.