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Atheists: No God, no reason, just whining

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-allen17-2009may17,0,491082.story

Superstar atheists are motivated by anger -- and boohoo victimhood.

I can't stand atheists -- but it's not because they don't believe in God. It's because they're crashing bores.

Other people, most recently the British cultural critic Terry Eagleton in his new book, "Faith, Reason, and Revolution," take to task such superstar nonbelievers as Oxford biologist Richard Dawkins ("The God Delusion") and political journalist Christopher Hitchens ("God Is Not Great") for indulging in a philosophically primitive opposition of faith and reason that assumes that if science can't prove something, it doesn't exist.

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