Sunday, June 08, 2014

Know Your Enemy

"Is it a good thing to go along with the fantasies of childhood, magical as they are? Or should we be fostering a spirit of scepticism? I think it's rather pernicious to inculcate into a child a view of the world which includes supernaturalism – we get enough of that anyway."

Richard Dawkins on fairy tales. What a childhood his daughter must have had.

(Thanks to Owen for the link.)

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