Richard Dawkins, The Pope Of Atheism

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  1. Hand Banana

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    And people say the Catholic pope preaches silly, crazy shit!

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/p...rotected-from-religious-parents-10071712.html

    I love the idea of "indoctrination" that he's espousing. It seems to amount to, "Whatever the schools teach is education, what parents might expose their children to regarding religion is 'indoctrination.'"

    Does he feel the same way about children whose parents are communists, and that clashes with lectures about the benefits of democracy? What about the children of vegans? What if they speak a different language at home? Or even an improper, slang-filled dialect? I imagine he'll soon be advocating every cockney-spewing limey must be forced to speak the Queen's English around their little sprogs.

    And of course, an ASU professor has to chime in. As a Wildcat, I'll refrain from making deserved, obvious jokes at the moment.
     
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    Don't you worry, magic sky man will protect you from him.
     
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    Or exploit him right?
     
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    Is this the same guy who was in Hogan's Heroes and hosted Family Feud?
     
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    It is.

    Don't forget the game show host in Running Man. I would say that was his greatest moment.
     
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    Either way somebody's going to be wildly disappointed when they kick off
     
  9. Hand Banana

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    I don't think anyone needs gone to protect them from a bloviating loudmouth who thinks having a doctorate makes him an expert in any subject because...PhD!
     
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    Hitchens > Dawkins
     
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    His understanding of and ability to explain evolutionary theory is indeed pretty brilliant. But, when it comes to subjects that he clearly hasn't researched or thought out beyond the length of a sound bite? He sounds pretty dumb. Fearless is one way of describing it, but, then again, one could say that about those creationists who insist the world is 6,000 years old.

    Bravery and ignorance are rarely a good combination.
     
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    A much better writer, I will wholeheartedly agree with you. Also, genuinely trying to engage in a discourse with people who disagreed with him. Sad that he's the one who had to kick the bucket so early.
     
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    I told you good night. Aren't you still busy melting down in another thread and yelling into the wind because rational people just won't see things your way? You are a sad and funny little guy. :)
     
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    And I told you I don't wish you a good night. I wish you to burn in a fire.
     
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    You are just so cute. Please, go ahead and have the last word as you so desperately need to. :)
     
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    I feel exploited by you.
     
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    His understanding of evolutionary theory is what led him to the inescapable conclusion that religion is dopey bullshit. Nobody has been able to put up a reasoned and scientific objection to anything he's said, ever. Responding with an ad hominem is the usual response when the argument itself is infallible.
     
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    Please pray to jebus for these people that try to guide humanity into turning from worshiping nature to understanding nature.