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After listening to two Christian pastors talk about the necessity of hitting your children — with echoes of the awful book To Train Up a Child — I made a video all about the conservative Christian obsession with spanking and why it’s so harmful.

It may be tough to watch, but I hope you’ll give it a look:

If you like that one, please subscribe to the channel!

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Hemant Mehta is the founder of, a YouTube creator, podcast co-host, and author of multiple books about atheism. He can be reached at @HemantMehta.