They did the following to their children:
- Told them they were possessed by demons
- Smeared chili in their eyes
- Hindered them from washing their eyes with water
- Tying their hands and feet with nylon stockings
- Hitting them and intimidating them
- Calling them liars when they told others
A court in Denmark just sentenced both the mother and her priest partner to prison.
Source (Google translation to English)
Let’s be clear about what can drive a person to do such a thing. These parents were probably not evil people, or crazy. Their brains had been poisoned by religion. Thus, it was perfectly rational behaviour according to their belief.
“Those who can make you believe absurdity can make you commit atrocity.” ~ Voltaire