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According to oeosus returns.'tbere are a small number of people, about 5 per cent., who ttand outside the churches who profess f.ith in the Christian revelation. It is said that these people will be taxed for facilities which they neither want for their children nor will make use of Let it be admitted at once that they,will, Let it be supposed this ny the sole and only argument which is entitled to any weight in the case of opponents 01 Bible in schools. There is also a minority of people who object to the Territorial defence system. They are taxed to support it neverti eless, And why ? It is a clear case of the interests and views of the majority outweighi ig those of the minority. Yet the anti-mi;i-taristagitators, so far from convincing magnanimous people that the oonsolentious objectors should not pay taxes, has died the death of all impraotioable movements, The truth is that no laws can be made to suit everyone. Where a maximum of benefit is to be at tamed, there is the path that legislation must follow.

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AGNOSTICS, ETC., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4418, 4 August 1914

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AGNOSTICS, ETC. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4418, 4 August 1914

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