[LINK] atheism

Karl Auer kauer at biplane.com.au
Fri Mar 2 12:10:57 AEDT 2007

On Fri, 2007-03-02 at 11:17 +1100, Stewart Fist wrote:
> I think it is probably because he thinks fundamentalist religions are one of
> the most destructive social forces on the planet.

"Fundamentalist"? Dawkins makes no such qualification.

Use of terms like "fundamentalist" and "cult" as qualifiers is one way
we have all been trained to implicitly except the major established
Western churches from such statements, when they deserve no such

Dawkins' argument is that faith is bad; that encouraging, praising and
rewarding faith is anti-intellectual, anti-science, anti-knowledge and

Regards, K.

Karl Auer (kauer at biplane.com.au)                   +61-2-64957160 (h)
http://www.biplane.com.au/~kauer/                  +61-428-957160 (mob)

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