Atheist Richard Dawkins aids Haiti, touts God-free giving
By USA TODAY - FAITH & REASON
Added: Sun, 17 Jan 2010 00:00:00 UTC
Thanks to LWS for the link.
Donations to faith-based aid groups are soaring and believers get a great deal of just credit for stepping up to help in Haiti. Now unbelievers want the world to know they're just as caring.
The champion of unbelief Richard Dawkins, Britain's star atheist scientist, has announced he'll personally cover the PayPal fees (up to $10,000) for donations to two non-religious relief groups -- Doctors without Borders and the Red Cross -- through a newly established site called Unbelievers Giving Aid.
The twin goals at the site are are first, to help Haiti, and second to "counter the scandalous myth that only the religious care about their fellow-humans."
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