Article in Salon: If one side can say anything and its not challenged, then of course dissent becomes heresy in the minds of many. While vast ignorance is a valid reason to be an economic libertarian, not knowing things is not a good reason to be an atheist.
Dubbed one of the “Four Horsemen” of “new atheism,” along with philosopher Daniel Dennett, evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins, and the late Christopher Hitchens, Harris’ atheist fame is both wholly undeserved and utterly embarrassing.
The thing about the so-called “rationalist” movement in America is that disbelief in gods seems to be the only qualification to join the club.
Conclusion: "A collection of 'stupid' is not a wise choice." Expert2
I have noticed on several Q& A forums a hatred for the political concept of Freedom of Conscience. In fact when you quote the FOunding Fathers they are enraged. To me it just shows utter lack of belief in rationality.
Thu 1 Sep, 2016 01:22 pm
Some so-called "Christians" also ban free speech.
I joined a "Christian" discussion forum a few weeks ago and walked out in disgust after they closed down two of my threads and deleted one of my posts!