The primary difference is that underlying all Polydox religious school materials is the principle that the young person in the Polydox community is as completely affirmed in her or his theological, liturgical, and ritual freedom as any member who is an adult. This means the youngster attends school for an education, not an indoctrination. No untruth is ever wittingly told a student; no myth is ever presented as fact. The information given as knowledge is that which is derived from scientific and critical study Even here, knowledge is only probable and fallible and the youngster is informed that such is the case. The individual student is affirmed as the final arbiter of the views she or he chooses. Similarly, the youngster’s liturgical and ritual freedom is safeguarded. Services are written in multivalent language and rituals are presented as options.