Last week I skewered Richard Dawkins for saying life was a “happy chemical accident” on National Public Radio. A reader of my blog (a smart, well educated
Not only has Dawkins ruined science, he’s ruined atheism too.
20 years ago, an atheist was an intellectual with whom one could have a reasonable dialogue.
Today, most people experience atheists as bellicose angry males who commonly suffer from depression, who post anonymous tirades all over the internet so they can share their misery with everyone else.
We have the New Atheists to thank for this. And their four horsemen. Dawkins – Dennett – Harris – Hitchens.
Wanna have an intelligent discussion about atheism? Read Voltaire, Nietzche or Bertrand Russell.
Agree or disagree, they will force you to think.
Wanna have a pointless shouting match with a bunch of mannerless name-callers who make up just-so stories about warm ponds and lucky lightning strikes and think they’re doing science? Sit down with guys who read Krauss, Dennett, Hitchens and Harris. Walk into a roomful of Dawkins fans.
They will force you to emote.
So, dear atheist, why are you sitting here defending any of these proselytizers?
Dawkins was molested by a homosexual as a child, so naturally he's screwed up.