Saturday, July 21, 2007

The Atheists' Worst Nightmare

Atheists have been in the news recently. Richard Dawkins called the God of the Old Testament "a psychotic delinquent," and Sam Harris foresees global catastrophe unless faith is renounced. Guys like these say religious belief is so harmful it must be defeated and replaced by science and reason. Now some fellow atheists are upset because they think these guys are going too far, essentially calling them dogmatic fundamentalists. But it's all moot. It turns out the atheists are wrong: