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Richard Dawkins' Honey Confiscated, Atheist Says Bin Laden Has Won In Bizarre Twitter Rant

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Richard Dawkins has declared victory for Osama Bin Laden - because his honey fell foul of airport security rules.

The atheist vented his fury on Twitter after the "little jar of honey" went to waste, presumably because of restrictions on liquids that can be taken on as hand luggage.

Keeping things well in perspective, he tweeted that "Bin Laden has won, in airports of the world every day".

And Dawkins knew who was to blame - 'dundridges'.

Richard Dawkins
Bin Laden has won, in airports of the world every day. I had a little jar of honey, now thrown away by rule-bound dundridges. STUPID waste.

For some reason, Twitter didn't show much sympathy for his loss.

Martin Wefail
. Bin Laden is eating your honey in heaven. LOL.

John B
terrorists only like honey in quantities less than 100ml :-(

Sarah M
You truly are the real victim of terrorism.

Owen Jones
Glad to hear that airport police confiscated Richard Dawkins’ explosive honey

Dawkins didn't see the funny side:

Richard Dawkins
Of course I know the airport security rules. My point is those rules are stupid advertising displays of dundridge zeal. Bin Laden has won.

Richard Dawkins
Are you carpers really too thick to see the difference between a matter of general principle and a petty concern with a single jar of honey?

There followed a stream of retweets bemoaning other casualties of airport security checks.

For future reference, Richard, either keep your honey in a container smaller than 100ml and put it in a clear plastic bag, or leave it in your luggage.

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