Daily Archives: May 5, 2011

Back on YouTube!

When I saw this video from my now not-so-secret YouTube crush, Angie the Anti-theist, I wanted to respond because it touched on issues that I have dealt with in conversations with another atheist on Twitter.

Exposure to culture, in this case a song like “All Bees go to Heaven,” isn’t the same as indoctrination.  Indoctrination is forced acceptance of a particular viewpoint, through various brainwashing tactics.  Mere exposure to heaven in a song doesn’t mean that you’re indoctrinating the poor lad to believe in Christianity.

Here’s the video: