Are they the Four Horsemen or the Four My Little Ponies?
Are they bold confronters of religious fanatics or do they prefer taking pop-shots at the Pope, Jerry Falwell, the Bishop of Canterbury and Pat Robertson?
Are they campaigning to convert the ignorant religious or merely encouraging the naturally rebellious and hormonal youth to act out, and act up?
Well, the evidence that Atheism is Dead has amassed always points towards the latter.
I simply wanted to point out just how highly these personages think of themselves.
Richard Dawkins wrote that Sam Harris’ book, The End of Faith,
is one of those books that deserves to replace the Gideon Bible in every hotel room in the land.
Of The God Delusion Bill Maher stated,
hopefully, someday, it’ll be by the bed in every hotel in America.
Of his own book Letter to a Christian Nation Sam Harris stated,
It’s a book that a person could simply hand to a member of the religious Right and say, “What’s your answer to this?”
Just like a tract.
Well, I suppose that I would say, “My answer to this is that you have a lot of studying to do.”
In the preface to The God Delusion Richard Dawkins wrote,
If this book works as I intend, religious readers who open it will be atheists when they put it down.
Apparently, this very funny book did not work as he intended.
Lucrative? Yes indeed. Converting fueling the fires of unbelief? Yes indeed. Historically, logically, theologically, scientifically accurate? No indeed. Worthy of ubiquitous hotel room distribution? Perhaps in the latrine.
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