posted on Aug, 21 2014 @ 05:40 AM
Wasn't fully sure where to place this so please move if there is a better forum for it, thanks.
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
This man is living proof that high academic intelligence doesn't equal a high emotional or overall intelligence with an understanding of the human
condition and society in general.
Who is he to decide the value of somebodies life? (for the record I am pro-choice)
It seems he has miss-judged and miss-represented the reasons why somebody brings a child into this world and what make a person a valuable member of
Can a person with downs not bring joy and happiness to those around them?
Having had contact with and worked with people with down syndrome in the past I can say they are often very caring, gleeful people with courage and a
even perhaps greater understanding of emotions and relations that Dawkins' has has demonstrated.
It seems Dawkins' has become the very thing he decided to fight against. He has developed a messiah complex, running round tweeting at people 'don't
do this', 'this is wrong, you are wrong'...... he has almost developed his brand of atheism into a religious doctrine.
I stopped identifying myself as atheist as I didn't want to be linked in any way to people such as Dawkins ramming their ideologies down peoples
I found a great description of him in the Guardian a while back that made me chuckle:
"I don’t. Having grown up after Dawkins made the transition from lauded science communicator to old man who shouts at clouds".
edit on 21-8-2014 by b14warrior because: (no reason given)