Andrey (azangru) wrote,

BBC Panorama’s episode on LGBT education in primary schools:

From the little I remember of my own primary school education, I hated any overt attempts to impose any system of ethics upon me. Luckily, there was very little of it (show courtesy to girls, women, and the elderly; offer you seat to the elderly; congratulate WWII veterans on the victory day), and after the collapse of the Soviet Union there was even less. The fragments of lessons that I see in this documentary, with their very simple, very straightforward, blunt moral messages, would likely have revolted me.

And this curriculum is expected to become compulsory in 2020.

I can understand that kids should be taught to accept and not to bully their weirder classmates — whatever the cause of the weirdness. I can’t understand why someone has decided there should be a special subject for that.

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