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What are some of your most controversial opinions?
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Re: What are some of your most controversial opinions?

jnkbortka Wrote:Not really.
they talk about adoption about half way down

Yes really. From the your own source:

Quote:Adoption usually supplements a biological family

Translation: adoption comes after a woman has exhausted her ability to pump out new believers. My earlier point still stands: Adopted < natural children in the quiverfull movement.

Something else I found in that article:
Quote:What kind of education do Quiverfull children receive? Do a significant percentage of them go to college? Do females get the same opportunities for education as males?
Almost all Quiverfull children are homeschooled, and while there’s no single curriculum to point to, a number of leaders within the movement have advocated tailoring boys’ and girls’ education to the future roles they will hold. In the case of daughters, homeschooling leader R.C. Sproul, Jr., a prominent face in Quiverfull circles, argues that their [daughter's] education should prepare them to be mothers and stay-at-home wives.

In a particularly disturbing anecdote, he recounts the story of a 9-year old daughter of an acquaintance who couldn’t yet read, but was a very responsible and maternal older sister to her younger siblings: a situation that confirmed his [The father's]view of the daughter as an “overachiever” well on her way to being a successful helpmeet and mother herself one day.

As for college, it varies a bit. Many sons are allowed to attend, particularly if they’re taking distance courses. This path is open for some daughters, but leaders strongly argue against allowing daughters to attend college away from home, as the encounter with worldly outsiders could damage or destroy their faith. Instead, they suggest that daughters stay at home after they graduate from homeschool, and practice being a helpmeet to their father as they will one day help and serve their husbands.

Translation: Women are inferior to men and should subjugate themselves to the roles of mother and wife. To ensure this in our daughters we keep them as ignorant as possible including denying them the chance at a college education, lest thief faith be damaged. And by 'damaged faith' we really mean 'learning how fucked up this movement really is.'

Thank you jnkbortka for giving me another reason to view you and your movement as a bunch of bat shit crazy fuckwads.

Also, because you have shown a complete inability to use logic or prove your point, I think I'll add you to my list.
08-07-2011 01:13 PM
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[] - Alucard483 - 09-21-2008, 06:37 AM
Re: What are some of your most controversial opinions? - Aya - 08-07-2011 01:13 PM

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