A Brief Look at the Pros and Cons of Prayer in Public School

The Onion tackles the pros and cons of prayer in public school:

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One benefit?

Gives teachers one goddamn minute of peace and quiet

But the downsides are obvious:

Time spent mindlessly regurgitating invocations could be spent mindlessly regurgitating standardized test material

The full list is right here.

(Image via Shutterstock. Thanks to Terry for the link)

About Hemant Mehta

Hemant Mehta is the editor of Friendly Atheist, appears on the Atheist Voice channel on YouTube, and co-hosts the uniquely-named Friendly Atheist Podcast. You can read much more about him here.