September 10, 2013
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Richard Dawkins under fire for 'mild pedophilia' remarks (Trevor Grundy, Sep 9, 2013, RNS)
Posted by Orrin Judd at September 10, 2013 10:03 PMRichard Dawkins, one of the world's best-known and outspoken atheists, has provoked outrage among child protection agencies and experts after suggesting that recent child abuse scandals have been overblown.In an interview in The Times magazine on Saturday (Sept. 7), Dawkins, 72, he said he was unable to condemn what he called "the mild pedophilia" he experienced at an English school when he was a child in the 1950s.Referring to his early days at a boarding school in Salisbury, he recalled how one of the (unnamed) masters "pulled me on his knee and put his hand inside my shorts."
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