Dawkins and the scientific guise

Image Description: a screen with the twitter app on an app store. CW: mention of transphobia, misogyny, racism, discrimination.  “Is trans woman a woman? Purely semantic. If you define by chromosomes, no. If by self-identification, yes. I call her “she” out of courtesy.” Richard Dawkins’ great courteousness in 2015 could be matched only by his […]

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Richard Dawkins and the sinking ship of New Atheism

It was pleasing to read Owen Jones’ recent article in The Independent, denouncing, from an atheist’s perspective, Richard Dawkins’ hostility towards religion (albeit almost entirely confined to his various attacks on Islam). It is a rare early example of a public disassociation that must be undertaken by serious-thinking nonbelievers as quickly and emphatically as possible. […]

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