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The New Atheists @ WIE

I just finished reading the featured article, Atheists with Attitude, on the latest issue of What is Enlightenment? magazine. As usual, WIE did a great job at presenting different perspectives, as well as the timeline of the evolution of Atheism. However, I was a bit disappointed with WIE’s take on the New Atheists for the […]

New Atheists = New Anti-Dogmatists

This was so evident from the very start the “New Atheists” had been coined. But this article from Benjamin O’Donnell still puts it very succinctly. “What is strange is that, when one actually reads them, one gets the feeling that the real target of the “new atheists” isn’t religion at all. “Indeed, they all explicitly […]

Why Sam Harris is My Kind of New Atheist

It’s no secret to readers of this blog that Sam Harris is my personal favorite among the New Atheists. I like them all, btw. Their books are part of my Creep Library collection. I admit that the tone and polemics used by Harris in his book, The End of Faith, could be a little harsh […]

Review: The God Delusion: Memes, Moral Zeitgeist, and Spiral Dynamics

I’ve just completed my second pass on The Gospel of Dawkins (a.k.a. The God Delusion). I owe you, my readers, a long overdue review of this book as part of my Creepy Library: New Atheists series. One of the reasons it has taken me longer to post my review is that I want to treat […]

Should Integralists Storm the Religious Battlefield?

I just finished reading this Newsweek article entitled, Moderates Storm The Religious Battlefield. There are a couple of important points from the article that I want to highlight: 1) Although the article didn’t completely concede “victory” to the (New) atheists (Dawkins, Harris, Hitchens), it recognized their achievements for they have “emphatically (and correctly) argued that […]