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Consider the following claim:

X is bad. Y is worse. This does not imply an endorsement of X.

Logically speaking, of course, this is quite true and, as is rather too famous, the starting point for a twitter storm centred on Richard Dawkins[1]. Many things have been said on this subject. Much of it is incoherent or trivial. There is absolutely no guarantee that I shall avoid those two pitfalls, but, for all that, I shall try.
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