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“Childhood, Abuse, and the Escape from Religion”: Is the 9th Chapter of Richard Dawkins’s THE GOD DELUSION Illiberal?

One of the chapters in Richard Dawkins’s The God Delusion (chapter 9) is problematic for me. It is the chapter titled, “Childhood, Abuse, and the Escape from Religion”, and leads off with this quote from Victor Hugo: There is in every village … Continue reading

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Liberal Secularism v. Illiberal Secularism: Why Richard Dawkins and Daniel Dennett are Wrong to Hint That Perhaps the State Should Set Restrictions on Religious Child-Rearing

Late in 2007 Damon Linker, in the New Republic, had a great essay on the contemporary atheist movement, and it can still be read online here.  The title of the essay is “Atheism’s Wrong Turn.” For me, there are two “money quotes” in the essay. Here’s the … Continue reading

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