“This is the headline of a story in the Telegraph today,” writes Alex Little in his blog, alittleecon. “I had to double check it’s not April 1st, but apparently this is not a joke.”

Apparently it isn’t, and we should all beware of nutters in nappies!

“The article says:

Nurseries are at risk of being taken over by religious extremists, the Education Secretary will warn as she announces that toddlers are to be taught “fundamental British values”.

“Here is another paragraph from the article:

Proposals by Mr Gove to oblige schools to promote “fundamental British values” will be extended to children as young as two, Mrs Morgan will say. For toddlers, the teaching of such values is likely to include learning right from wrong, learning to take turns and share, and “challenging negative attitudes and stereotypes”, it is understood.

“Since when has teaching very young kids about right and wrong and learning to share been an anti-extremism measure?”

That is an extremely valid point.

“The Birmingham schools debacle, which then moved to Bradford, already moved us into witch hunt territory, but this takes us to a whole new level of crazy.

“How paranoid have we become when it is thought there is a need to prevent two-year-olds from radicalisation?”

Comment on this article at alittleecon, here.

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