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The lie underlying the culture of death

Feb. 25, 2012, at 3:30pm

Theodore Dalrymple, who is also Anthony Daniels, professes to be an atheist.  He is, in any case, a true philosopher—a man with rare powers of insight and expression, who reflects deeply and fruitfully on human experience, its moral meaning and implications.  A doctor and psychiatrist by training, he spent many years serving badly messed up people in horrible places, in Africa and in English inner cities.

He has an article about sex selection abortion in the Telegraph today, pointing out the moral incoherence of the current outrage over the discovery that it is practiced fairly routinely in England. 

The Abortion Act provides, de facto, abortion on demand, and this has been so for many

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