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← Christopher Hitchens and Douglas Wilson Debate

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Comment #294957 by MPhil

I forget if you have commented on my blog post about this a short while ago, but surely people like Wilson know of the scientific and philosophical counterarguments. I believe Hitchens is right when he pointed out there could not be a meeting of minds because their thought processes were quite different. Wilson considers ideas of beauty and ethics as being fundamental to what he thinks of as the appropriate story about reality, and nothing will change that. Scientific and logical arguments just aren't appropriate in his view.

Mon, 01 Dec 2008 15:17:00 UTC | #281011