Richard Dawkins on Down syndrome: Immoral that such a person should live
|August 20, 2014||Posted by News under Culture, Darwinism|
Look, we can’t afford to pay Dawkins to say this stuff (it costs a ton to even talk to him) so don’t blame us.
Incidentally, my closest childhood friend was a boy with Down syndrome (Johnny, 1948-1957).
He died at a time when there was no pediatric open heart surgery for children where we lived. I dedicated one of my popular science books to him.
It is really hard for me to talk about this because I don’t understand the hatred some people have for people who have Down syndrome. If Johnny had lived …
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