Let us be honest about school prayers
The Ministry of Education has announced that it supports schools that make it mandatory for students to attend devotions and mainly Christian activities, except on religious grounds. Its minister, Ronald Thwaites, is of the view that religious exposure is important in reinforcing values, building ethical structures and keeping the society together. But one does not need religion to learn morality, ethics and values.
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