Fry and Dawkins fall from grace.


TWO OF BRITAIN’S liberal intelligentsia have recently found themselves relegated to the ranks of the Once Hallowed But Now Tarnished, namely Professor Dawkins and Stephen Fry (maybe I’m flattering Mr Fry by calling him an intellectual, but let it pass).

Dawkins, in rising to the challenge that his atheism has allowed him to criticise Christianity but not Islam by tweeting, last August, “All the world’s Muslims have fewer Nobel Prizes than Trinity College, Cambridge”, and other comments, has provoked the wrath of the bien pensants…

Now the goodly Fry is receiving similar treatment for defending Dawkins and finds himself in “the absurd liberal court of inquisition”, as he calls it…

Read on at: The Fortnightly Review.


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