I have two children in college right now. Yes, I used to be married to their mother. We divorced when the children were still toddlers.
I have been very involved in raising my kids, even though they resided with their mother for most of the time. My philosophy of child rearing was to treat them with respect and let them explore the world. You might call this a "liberal" view of parenting (my kids know I am not very liberal when it comes to their schoolwork). My kids were raised without religion of any kind in their lives (my ex-wife left the LDS church shortly after our divorce).
My brother, on the other hand, is an authoritarian, true-believing Mormon. As you can imagine, his philosophy of child rearing differs from mine. He has been a by-the-book kind of father in the classic LDS mold.
The funny part of this story is when you look at outcomes. Both of my children are well-adjusted, high achievers. My son will soon graduate near the top of his class from a very prestigious Ivy League university. My daughter is in the engineering honors program at a state university and has demonstrated outstanding leadership skills with her peers. Both are doing extremely well by any standard. In fact, just describing them might make you think I'm bragging.
My brother's children, raised much more "righteously," have not been so fortunate. One of his sons had to leave BYU after his first year for academic reasons, took odd jobs and entered into an early marriage. His life today is pretty much going nowhere. He's not a bad kid, just lost. My brother's other children have had behavioral problems.
Granted, there are many reasons besides parenting styles for these outcomes. But, if the situation had been reversed and it were my children with the troubled lives, many would point to me and pass judgment. I think the high achievement and positive attitudes of my children gall my brother and some of the more devout members of the family.
That's the nature of prejudice. It overlooks accomplishments and emphasizes faults. It's inherently biased; it hopes for failure. What a waste of energy!