Friday, August 23, 2013

PZ Myers and Michael Shermer

Bravo, PZ Myers and Michael Shermer. Bravo.

Whatever the truth turns out to be, we as a non-religious "community" still lose.

Of course, based on my experience with the online atheist community back around 2007, I could have predicted that something like this was coming. I'd already been given a front row seat to some of the infighting that developed amongst the poorly-organized and inept responders to the so-called "blasphemy challenge" Youtube debacle. I knew that it was only a matter of time before our side started doing it too.

This is the end that hateful, stupid people come to, regardless of religious affiliation or the lack thereof. Personally, I think it's time for a new new atheism movement.

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