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Ahmed Mohamed: Richard Dawkins criticises 14 year old for 'pretending to invent' clock - People - News - The Independent

21.9.15

Ahmed Mohamed: Richard Dawkins criticises 14 year old for 'pretending to invent' clock - People - News - The Independent



In a series of posts on Twitter, Professor Dawkins suggested
14-year-old Ahmed might have "wanted to be arrested", and criticised the
boy for claiming the clock was his "invention".


He said Ahmed appeared to have bought a clock and taken it out of its
case to impress his teachers, adding: "Police played into his hands?
Now invited to White House, crowdfunded, etc."


He tweeted:


Ahmed, from Irving, Texas, made the clock - a circuit board and power
supply wired to a digital display stuffed inside a hologram case – and brought it into school to show his teacher who thought it looked like a bomb.


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