This site is not maintained. Click here for the new website of Richard Dawkins.


← How to tell if you’re an atheist

Metamag's Avatar Jump to comment 26 by Metamag

Comment 16 by Quine :

The comment went on that this might be because of the pejorative connotations of the word "atheist".

The man has a publicly funded job in a country where admitting being an atheist is risking losing your job. He has said that he is not religious. If that is as far as he feels he can go in his position, give the guy a break before you pretend you know what it is like to be in his shoes.

But Tyson went out of his way to lie, make strawman, denigrate and speak general nonsense. He should have just stayed quiet instead.

Fri, 01 Jun 2012 16:35:20 UTC | #945008