Richard Dawkins: ‘Executing Saddam Hussein Was an Act of Vandalism’

Richard Dawkins:

Imagine, in fancy, that some science fiction equivalent of Simon Wiesenthal built a time machine, travelled back to 1945 and returned to the present with a manacled Adolf Hitler. What should we do with him? Execute him? No, a thousand times no.

(Via Dan Benjamin.)

Friday, 5 January 2007