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          [Comment 14](/videos/645080-what-s-the-place-of-faith-in-schools/comments?page=1#comment_921592) by  [digofthedump](/profiles/162048)          :


                 > Professor Richard Dawkins [author of The God Delusion], responding, said education about religion has value, but no child should ever be labelled by the faith of her parents.> Yet RD himself is happy to call himself a 'Cultural Anglican'.  If a convinced atheist can be labelled with a religion representative of his background then why not label children for similar reasons.  I for one never think that the term 'Christian child' or 'Muslim child' means anything other than 'a child from a Christian or Muslim community background.  Are not children entitled to a community or cultural identity like Richard?

No - because that's not how it is meant, not how it's interpreted and not true.

Fri, 24 Feb 2012 22:05:49 UTC | #921642