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Philosophy to be introduced into Saudi Arabia classrooms
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Published: 31.12.18, 19:10
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1. A new name for indoctrination
Ed ,   USA   (01.02.19)
Philosophy has not been successfully taught in US high schools. Teachers can't teach it and the students can't learn it. It is hard to imagine that in a country where philosophy isn't part of the university curriculum, it could emerge as a subject in schools. It's a pity because there is a wonderful tradition of Islamic philosophy.
2. Trust no nation that plasters pictures of leaders all over.
David ,   Hartford USA   (01.05.19)
Think of Castro in Cuba, or Mao in China, or Pol Pot in Cambodia, or Saddam in Iraq, or Assad in Syria or Nasrallah in Lebanon or Arafat in 'Palestine.' Now we have The Prince's face watching over the Saudis- that should tell you all you need to know about the country: give some women the 'right' to drive while you literally butcher anyone you don't approve of.

The Saudis allow a real philosophy course? Then the criminal empire that is Islam will be exposed for what it is and there will be a revolution in the country. That will never be allowed to happen- then men are too happy, too rich, too powerful to let it.

I don't think Mohamed would consider 'The greatest good for the greatest number of people' something he would entertain.
3. Last touch to the otherwise perfect ideology of Islam! Ha-ha
4. Course title: "Jews, sons of apes and pigs- or just pigs?"
David ,   Hartford USA   (01.14.19)
You see where this is going, don't you? Whatever they try to teach, it will have to be in the context of approved Islamic belief.

"Class, compare and contrast John Mills' "The greatest good for the greatest number" with the Koran's "Strike the neck of the unbeliever wherever you find him." Which society would you prefer to live in? Why?"

Yeah, the classroom discussion will be very lively- until the Sharia police drag students away to prison and torture.
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