“Give me a child until he is seven and I will give you the man”

Sean McGinley as a boy of seven

Yenald Looshi writes:

“That was the Jesuit motto, alleged to be attributed to Francis Xavier, the co-founder of the Jesuit Order. The implication is that the best opportunity to indoctrinate a person in a lifetime of belief and devotion to religious dogma is when they are young.”

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