Richard Dawkins, famed author of “The God Delusion” and proclaimed modern-day Darwin, has recently caused a bit of an uproar. In an interview with The Times, he stated that he couldn’t condemn what he termed ‘mild pedophilia.’
I look back a few decades to my childhood and see things like caning, like mild pedophilia, and can’t find it in me to condemn it by the same standards as I or anyone would today.
Dawkins also related that he was victim to a pedophile at the age of 11, but that it gave him “no lasting harm,” and as such shouldn’t be subject to revulsion or condemnation.
Dawkin’s assertion is that of a modernist. Morality “evolves” over time, so one generation cannot judge the previous by their lack of ethics. This is pure fancy. Man has always recognized, to a large degree through Natural Law, that certain things are…
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