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"Is dealing clearly with the implications an important part of a good answer?"

I think it is. Another example is, some question are of the form "Did so-and-so really say this?" It's on topic to clarify the context in which it was said, i.e. what the person meant when they said that.


Also I think that the current answer to Was a class of Dutch school children required to learn Muslim prayer?Was a class of Dutch school children required to learn Muslim prayer? could be improved at least slightly.

The title says, explicitly, "required" and "learn Muslim prayer": and I think that makes at least those aspects of "Y" specifically on-topic. Given that I might be inclined to clarify that:

  • It wasn't requiredwasn't required
  • They were learning something slightly other than prayer: e.g. that this was an opportunity to learn Muslim "culture" and "language" and so on (including "how Muslims pray"); an opportunity to meet someone (an Imam) in person; to see inside a mosque, and so on.
  • And (at risk of inviting political controversy), given that this visit happened in Holland, they were learning more about (present-day) Dutch culture and society.

"Is dealing clearly with the implications an important part of a good answer?"

I think it is. Another example is, some question are of the form "Did so-and-so really say this?" It's on topic to clarify the context in which it was said, i.e. what the person meant when they said that.


Also I think that the current answer to Was a class of Dutch school children required to learn Muslim prayer? could be improved at least slightly.

The title says, explicitly, "required" and "learn Muslim prayer": and I think that makes at least those aspects of "Y" specifically on-topic. Given that I might be inclined to clarify that:

  • It wasn't required
  • They were learning something slightly other than prayer: e.g. that this was an opportunity to learn Muslim "culture" and "language" and so on (including "how Muslims pray"); an opportunity to meet someone (an Imam) in person; to see inside a mosque, and so on.
  • And (at risk of inviting political controversy), given that this visit happened in Holland, they were learning more about (present-day) Dutch culture and society.

"Is dealing clearly with the implications an important part of a good answer?"

I think it is. Another example is, some question are of the form "Did so-and-so really say this?" It's on topic to clarify the context in which it was said, i.e. what the person meant when they said that.


Also I think that the current answer to Was a class of Dutch school children required to learn Muslim prayer? could be improved at least slightly.

The title says, explicitly, "required" and "learn Muslim prayer": and I think that makes at least those aspects of "Y" specifically on-topic. Given that I might be inclined to clarify that:

  • It wasn't required
  • They were learning something slightly other than prayer: e.g. that this was an opportunity to learn Muslim "culture" and "language" and so on (including "how Muslims pray"); an opportunity to meet someone (an Imam) in person; to see inside a mosque, and so on.
  • And (at risk of inviting political controversy), given that this visit happened in Holland, they were learning more about (present-day) Dutch culture and society.
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"Is dealing clearly with the implications an important part of a good answer?"

I think it is. Another example is, some question are of the form "Did so-and-so really say this?" It's on topic to clarify the context in which it was said, i.e. what the person meant when they said that.


Also I think that the current answer to Was a class of Dutch school children required to learn Muslim prayer? could be improved at least slightly.

The title says, explicitly, "required" and "learn Muslim prayer": and I think that makes at least those aspects of "Y" specifically on-topic.

I'd Given that I might be inclined to clarify that it isn't "required", and/or that they were learning something slightly other than Muslim prayer: e.g. that this was an opportunity to learn "Muslim culture", "language", and so on (including "how Muslims pray"); an opportunity to meet someone (an Imam) in person; to see inside a mosque, and so on.

I feel it could be true to point out, although at risk of inviting political controversy, that given that this visit happened in Holland they were learning more about (present-day) Dutch culture and society.

  • It wasn't required
  • They were learning something slightly other than prayer: e.g. that this was an opportunity to learn Muslim "culture" and "language" and so on (including "how Muslims pray"); an opportunity to meet someone (an Imam) in person; to see inside a mosque, and so on.
  • And (at risk of inviting political controversy), given that this visit happened in Holland, they were learning more about (present-day) Dutch culture and society.

"Is dealing clearly with the implications an important part of a good answer?"

I think it is. Another example is, some question are of the form "Did so-and-so really say this?" It's on topic to clarify the context in which it was said, i.e. what the person meant when they said that.


Also I think that the current answer to Was a class of Dutch school children required to learn Muslim prayer? could be improved at least slightly.

The title says, explicitly, "required" and "learn Muslim prayer": and I think that makes at least those aspects of "Y" specifically on-topic.

I'd be inclined to clarify that it isn't "required", and/or that they were learning something slightly other than Muslim prayer: e.g. that this was an opportunity to learn "Muslim culture", "language", and so on (including "how Muslims pray"); an opportunity to meet someone (an Imam) in person; to see inside a mosque, and so on.

I feel it could be true to point out, although at risk of inviting political controversy, that given that this visit happened in Holland they were learning more about (present-day) Dutch culture and society.

"Is dealing clearly with the implications an important part of a good answer?"

I think it is. Another example is, some question are of the form "Did so-and-so really say this?" It's on topic to clarify the context in which it was said, i.e. what the person meant when they said that.


Also I think that the current answer to Was a class of Dutch school children required to learn Muslim prayer? could be improved at least slightly.

The title says, explicitly, "required" and "learn Muslim prayer": and I think that makes at least those aspects of "Y" specifically on-topic. Given that I might be inclined to clarify that:

  • It wasn't required
  • They were learning something slightly other than prayer: e.g. that this was an opportunity to learn Muslim "culture" and "language" and so on (including "how Muslims pray"); an opportunity to meet someone (an Imam) in person; to see inside a mosque, and so on.
  • And (at risk of inviting political controversy), given that this visit happened in Holland, they were learning more about (present-day) Dutch culture and society.
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I think that the current answer to Was a class of Dutch school children required to learn Muslim prayer? could be improved.

In fact the title says, explicitly, "required" and "Muslim" and so on: and I think that makes the "Y" on-topic.

I'd be inclined to clarify that it isn't "required", and/or that they were learning something slightly other than Muslim prayer: e.g. that this was an opportunity to learn "Muslim culture", "language", and so on (including "how Muslim pray"), to meet someone (an Imam) in person, and so on.

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"Is dealing clearly with the implications an important part of a good answer?"

I think it is. Another example is, some question are of the form "Did so-and-so really say this?" It's on topic to clarify the context in which it was said, i.e. what the person meant when they said that.

 

Also I think that the current answer to Was a class of Dutch school children required to learn Muslim prayer? could be improved at least slightly.

The title says, explicitly, "required" and "learn Muslim prayer": and I think that makes at least those aspects of "Y" specifically on-topic.

I'd be inclined to clarify that it isn't "required", and/or that they were learning something slightly other than Muslim prayer: e.g. that this was an opportunity to learn "Muslim culture", "language", and so on (including "how Muslims pray"); an opportunity to meet someone (an Imam) in person; to see inside a mosque, and so on.

I feel it could be true to point out, although at risk of inviting political controversy, that given that this visit happened in Holland they were learning more about (present-day) Dutch culture and society.

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