Haredi Intolerance and Ignorance - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • nadav
    • 12.10.09 | 14:17 (IST)

    The Haredim are criticizing their children's use of the Internet NOT because of nude women or Kokhav Nolad (which by the way, shows what a young person can achieve he or she sets their minds and bodies to it- what is wrong with that?!); the haredim are afraid that the Internet will OPEN THEIR EYES to modern science, technology, literature, evolution, archeology, etc- everything that deconstructs Hardi orthodox superstitious beliefs. They are afraid that their children will find real meaning in Judaism, as a civilization, philosophy, and creative inspiration and NOT just some archaic laws that semi-literate men attempted to write down 1500 years ago...

    from the article: Haredi leaders: Internet dragging our youth into abyss
    First published 05:50 12.10.09 | Last updated 09:00 12.10.09
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