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What an asshat this bishop is! Though since he's a bishop, I am, like everyone else, not at all surprised.

Hitchens and others sometimes say things like (paraphrased) "at least the fundamentalists have some conviction in the nonsense they believe. And in a theological argument, they will win every time because they have the only source of authority in theology on their side." When I read the first statement the bishop made, I thought maybe he was trying to say something like that, but as he continued it became clear that no, he really did admire them to some extent. Hah.

Mon, 14 Dec 2009 18:22:00 UTC | #423380