The Farce of “Inherent Evil”

Guest post by James C. Talbot.

There should be no doubt in anyone’s mind that one of the more egregious excuses for the practice of spanking lies in a belief that holds children liable for being born into this world with evil and sin in their hearts. Apparently, there are associated behaviors in children that can be attributed to this religious doctrine — such as the view holding children to be little more than selfish, manipulative, dirty, rebellious and wild little beings who need to be broken into submission and forced into the ways of civilized humanity.
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