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Parent Asks How To Punish Son Who Doesn’t Want To Go To Church, Gets Priceless Advice

Trust social media to provide the wokest of responses. One parent recently sought help from the masses with a pressing question: How should I punish my son, who doesn't want to go to church? Let's see, shall we?

Not sure; were you punished for not going?

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It seems admirable that the son felt strong enough to speak out about going to church. Praise.

Because punishment always works

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Let's make going to church as painful as possible. That oughta be real enticing for a child.

To each his own

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Sleeping late and watching sports. Sounds like the perfect Sunday.

I'll take wrestling and kung fu theatre for $500

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Others extolled the virtues of a Sunday spent at home, and only at home.

You'd go broke real fast

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You can't put a price on this sweetener.

Yikes, is that what church means?

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Nailed it.

Get out while the gettin's good

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Sounds like this person is really glad they were given the option to not go to church. They had a golden opportunity and they took it.

"Anything that Humanity has done"

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Humanity has done way too much to not be involved in this.

Maybe he'll change his mind in another 45 years

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Forcing someone to do something is a great way to convince them they really don't want to do it.

The genesis of all things suspect

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There may be an issue with a religion when you can disprove some of its teachings with actual fact.

The kettle's calling

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This reader noticed something familiar about the original query.

Hindsight is 20/20

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Imagine realizing this at 8 years old.

That's OK, no one does

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A lot of us are shaking our heads over this whole conversation.

Let the kids decide

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Exactly like going to the gym, but without the smelly socks.

Duh

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The answer's staring you in the face.

If we all did this, no one would go

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Straight talk: Don't make your kids go to church.

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