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andersemil's Avatar Jump to comment 15 by andersemil

I think a lot of people confuse conciseness with shrillness. If anything, "New Atheism", as some prefer to call it, is more focused on the mistakes and delusion that leads to superstition and irrational belief; Ie in my view, we are more accomodating of the human beings and less of their religion.

People do not like to face the fact that we are physical beings who struggle to live and that we make mistakes abundantly. Superstition and irrational belief is all about being vague and speaking in metaphores rather than being concise, and that, I think, is what gets people wound up.

Wed, 22 Sep 2010 07:32:53 UTC | #523189