Monday, October 23, 2006

The New Atheism

I dont normally post stuff on religion or philosophy on this blog, but this article on The New Atheism from Wired magazine was too good to let pass.

"The New Atheists will not let us off the hook simply because we are not doctrinaire believers. They condemn not just belief in God but respect for belief in God. Religion is not only wrong; it's evil. Now that the battle has been joined, there's no excuse for shirking.

Three writers have sounded this call to arms. They are Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris and Daniel Dennett. A few months ago, I set out to talk with them. I wanted to find out what it would mean to enlist in the war against faith."

Read it all.