Saturday, September 18, 2010

Frank Furedi on the Papal Visit

The liberal writes that "anti-Catholic prejudice is one of the main themes of today’s increasingly conformist imagination" — Crusade against the pope: an Inquisition-in-Reverse. "The current display of anti-papal prejudice is not only conformist," he elaborates. "Worse than that, it is the kind of conformism that is usually seen amongst children who, under peer pressure, compete to see who can come up with the meanest phrase to castigate the playground scapegoat."

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