‘Blind Faith’ – article. Does it derive from delusion or derangement, irrationality or something deeper? Laurie Taylor explores the meaning of belief.
When Terry Eagleton complained in his review of ‘The God Delusion’ by Professor Richard Dawkins that Dawkins lacked any understanding of theology, supporters of Dawkins responded by suggesting that Dawkin’s lack of belief thoughly excused his ignorance. Would we expect those who disbelieved in fairies to spend their time researching fairy-ology.
We, of course, expect our children ‘compulsorily’ to become experts in the field of fairy-ology in the name of ‘understanding’, ‘tolerance’, and ‘inclusion’.
What appalling nonsense-thinking!
The UK is bottom of the comparison lists (or near) for most things to do with children within the ‘industrialised nations’, and so that by any reason : we must be very closer to third world ‘attitudes’, in the ‘facilities’ and ‘support structures’; we have for them !