There is an old saying, which fits the village atheist right down to the last shirt button: Figures don’t lie, but liars figure.
[NOTE: This article used to be available online. I can no longer find it, so have reposted it. It is important, less so for it’s critique of Sam Harris than for it’s highlighting of the continuing evils of human sacrifice—often aided and abetted by Christians. It is also available as an Appendix is the latest […]
Atheists Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, and Sam Harris are often described as the “Unholy Trinity of Atheism.” When you add Daniel C. Dennett to the mix, the Unholy Trinity becomes the Four Horsemen of the New Atheism. Even in their atheism these atheists can’t escape religion. They are defined by religion. Even the name ‘atheist’ […]
Cadet Lt. Blake Page is an atheist. He is a cadet at West Point nearing the completion of his four-year program. In fact, he’s only five months away from graduating. He is upset about the religious nature of some aspects of West Point. He describes it as a blatant violation of the Constitution: “These men […]
In a recent interview with The New York Times Magazine, Chuck Colson was asked what he believed was the greatest misconception about Christians. His response was: “That we are intolerant. Christianity has deep convictions about what is true, but I don’t think Christians should impose themselves on people. My greatest concern is theocracy.” Now I […]