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AtheistEgbert's Avatar Jump to comment 7 by AtheistEgbert

There has to be a basic rethink about liberalism. I think people have lost touch with basic liberal values that not only underpin democracy but the entire enlightenment project.

I think new atheism has ignited these basic values, but they've become lost in the mainstream. I would even suggest that people have lost a sense about what freedom or liberty means.

I really do hope that my fellow atheists realize that much of our efforts are actually political or at least have an ethical basis that is political, and those ethics are largely liberal.

Mon, 23 Jan 2012 03:14:31 UTC | #910836