It never fails to intrigue me how blatant discrimination can be, even on a college campus.   Over and over again, there are threads in which Christians are allowed to say whatever they like, no matter how rude, obnoxious, or hostile to non-Christians it can be, including flat out calling people ‘abominations’.

Yet if an atheist participates in the discussion, then no matter how polite and well reasoned they respond, they are accused of ‘shoving opinions down throats’ or ‘persecuting Christians’.  And if they cross the line, even a tiny it (no matter how many Christians in the thread are dancing past the line), they suffer consequences.  Including banning, when far more egregious rule violations went unremarked.

It’s tiresome.  It’s abusive.

And you know something else?

It’s also against the law.  Unequal treatment is discrimination.  Discrimination on the basis of religious views is illegal.  Yes, even in Arizona.  This is a school; it is subject to those laws.  And some University of Phoenix ‘leaders’ and ‘facilitators’ need to remember that.

© 2012, Within this mind. All rights reserved.

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About Kinda Strange

I am a student at the University of Phoenix majoring in information technology. This is where I come to babble incoherently…err…make notes, talk about things that catch my interest, share ideas, etc...
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