Scott Eric Kaufman’s Salon article headlines with
Sam Harris slams liberals who “followed Noam Chomsky off the edge of the world”
and sub-headlines with
He’s right to criticize Chomsky’s solipsistic view of foreign policy, but this might not be the best way to do it
Damned with faint praise.
Continue reading “Scott Eric Kaufman – Friend or Foe?”
So, in response to the Oregon shootings, this was Myers: Is atheism bankrupt?
He references Ashley Millers post, which I cover here: Ashley Miller Invites Our Atheist Self Flagellation.
We had another mass murder in America this week, and there’s no way around it: it was by a “none”, someone who hated organized religion, and who described himself as Not Religious, Not Religious, but Spiritual. If he were participating in a survey, we’d embrace him as one of us, part of our growing majority.
Well, that’s right, we might, with regard to his rejection of organised religion. He would be a contribution to the statistics of the increase in irreligion (as all we atheists are). Continue reading “Is Myers Morally and Intellectually Bankrupt?”
Ashley Miller wrote a post: Atheist tribalism poisons everything
We [atheists] need to talk about how we think that religion is the reason that bad things happen in the world.
I think we’d need to talk about that if that was what we thought. Continue reading “Ashley Miller Invites Our Atheist Self Flagellation”
TheHumanist.com is the daily online news site of the American Humanist Association.
On 28 September 2015 it ran with this post: Atheists Have an Anti-Muslim Bigotry Problem by Trav Mamone
Now I’m sure there are atheists that are bigoted towards Muslims. But the target of the post was Dawkins and Maher, who are not anti-Muslim bigots, though they are anti-Islam.
That distinction seems to be beyond the pseudo-liberals. Continue reading “Trav’s Travesty of BS in TheHumanist.com, On Dawkins”