Some beliefs are so dangerous that it may be ethical to kill people for believing them. – Sam Harris.
This is a dangerous quote from Mr.Harris because it muddles the line between action and intent. How can there be any sort of dialogue when one faction can be singled out for death for . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: A look into Sam Harris and Islam – Liberal Viewer
Late to the party as usual, this mash-up of Sam Harris laying the smack down on christianity is too good not to post.
Filed under: Religion Tagged: Christian Mythology, How Religion Poisons Everything, Immoral Religious Behaviour, Religion, Sam Harris, The DWR Sunday Religious Disservice, Uneithical Religious Behaviour
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Atheist “fundamentalists” whose very existence seems predicated on their non-belief in God can be as extremist and narrow minded as the worst religious prig. They’re fixated, the way many extremists are, targeting any trace of faith with the blade of their remorseless skepticism. It’s one thing to have doubts about the existence . . . → Read More: drive-by planet: Some Islamophobic new atheists as bad as Fox News on steroids
When it comes to teaching my kids about the world, I never assumed science would be a top priority. Yet these days I find myself spending little time focusing on language, instead opting for discussions about things like gravity, the solar system and human evolution.
This is partly due to my children’s natural curiosity about . . . → Read More: Boreal Citizen: Can reason and secularism protect kids from anti-science rhetoric (and build a better society)?