Saturday, 30 May 2009

Atheists: No God, just whining

I can't stand atheists – but it's not because they don't believe in God. It's because they're crashing bores.

Other people, most recently the British cultural critic Terry Eagleton in his new book, Faith, Reason and Revolution, take to task such superstar nonbelievers as Oxford biologist Richard Dawkins (The God Delusion) and political journalist Christopher Hitchens (God Is Not Great) for indulging in a philosophically primitive opposition of faith and reason that assumes that if science can't prove something, it doesn't exist.

My problem with atheists is their tiresome – and way old – insistence that they are being oppressed and their fixation with the fine points of Christianity. What – did their Sunday school teachers flog their behinds with a Bible when they were kids? Read more
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1 comment:

Donald said...

If it wasn't for the topics of atheism and controlling sexuality I don't think the church would have much to talk about. This women has already done her best to offend most of womenkind :
I guess it was our turn. Still, a pointless waste of electrons IMHO.