Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 30 July 2014

Children and moral values

David Ford's protest at the absurd posturing of the various 'republican' dissident groups and their contemptible exploitation of children is praiseworthy but I think he would baulk at its wider implications.

Most of the ideas underpinning our social and 'moral' values are injected in childhood, well before the child develops a defensive intellectual shield against what is often the most outrageous ideological nonsense.

Richard Montague

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