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Novelist. Author of APSARAS and tales from the beautiful Saigh Valley. First person to quantify spiritual values.

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Tuesday, 11 November 2014

Niquabs in primary schools

The ex-Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams has said that teachers ought to be able to wear the niquab face veil in primary schools.


His pronouncement reminded me of a quote I recently read which argued that the two most abundant substances in the universe were hydrogen and stupidity and Williams was not talking of gases. To hear a teacher talking from behind a veil is no different from her talking from behind a curtain and what sort of teaching is that?

 Now if you were to ask me about the suitability of Williams wearing a niquab......

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