Quotation by George Berkeley

Casting an eye on the education of children, from whence I can make a judgment of my own, I observe they are instructed in religious matters before they can reason about them, and consequently that all such instruction is nothing else but filling the tender mind of a child with prejudices.
George Berkeley (1685–1753), Irish bishop, philosopher. Alciphron, in "Alciphron: or the Minute Philosopher," dial. 1, sect. 6, p. 40, The Works of George Berkeley, Bishop of Cloyne, eds. A. Luce and T. Jessop, London, Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd. (1948-1957).
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