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Old 11-14-2011, 01:38 PM
Abdicate Abdicate is offline
 
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Default Re: concerning Richard Dawkins

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hmmm, but do you now cede that he was throwing stones? as opposed to:
I have not observed Dr. Dawkins 'going around throwing stones at people'
Dawkins' Muslima comment was unusual and out-of-character--not in keeping with his other public statements. Rebecca Watson had got under Dawkins' skin. He was irritated.

As it happens, Watson's elevatorgate position was silly--and deserved fair-minded, polite refutation. It is too bad Dawkins fired off his ill-considered comment, fueling Watson's subsequent grandstanding. That said, I don't think it represents Dawkins' overall message; it's a one-off.

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