Tag Archives: Richard Dawkins

Tweety Dawk Reduced to Virtue Signaling

Given Dawkins dwindling status as a player in the public arena, I suppose we should not be surprised that he has turned to Virtue Signaling: Bullseye by Paul Krugman: the politics of white male resentment https://t.co/zu8GLiPtXJ“(Trump’s) jihad against Barack Obama … Continue reading

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Dawkins Helps Expose the Weakness of Modern Day Atheism

On August 7, 2018, Richard Dawkins tweeted: Historic contingency “If the second dinosaur to the left of the tall cycad tree had not happened to sneeze …we should none of us be here.” Is this, 1) necessarily true for any … Continue reading

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Richard Dawkins and the Muslim Call to Prayer

Richard Dawkins recently got himself in trouble again with Twitter.  For many months now, Dawkins has been trying to repair his reputation and standing among the social justice atheists by restricting his Twitter attacks to approved targets, such as Trump, … Continue reading

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Richard Dawkins Attacks Monogamy

A few years back Richard Dawkins wrote an article entitled Banishing the Green-Eyed Monster.  In it, he puts his New Atheist sense of morality on display.  He begins by arguing that politicians have a duty to lie when it comes to … Continue reading

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Buyer’s Remorse

A remarkable tweet when you consider the source. Before we rejoice at the death throes of the relatively benign Christian religion, let’s not forget Hilaire Belloc’s menacing rhyme: “Always keep a-hold of nurse For fear of finding something worse.”https://t.co/02foPX69Hs — … Continue reading

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Was Dawkins Poe’d Again?

Tweety Dawk is back: Hate at this pathological level demands explanation beyond the obvious low intelligence. I suggest that Godnuts are secretly unconfident of their beliefs & mortally terrified they might be wrong. This translates into hyper-extreme hate of anyone … Continue reading

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A+ Atheism on the Rise

Atheist activist organizations continue their efforts to expel Lawrence Krauss from their community.  The latest is none other than the Freedom From Religion Foundation: In light of well-documented allegations of sexual misconduct against Lawrence Krauss, and in keeping with FFRF’s … Continue reading

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How Many of Dawkins’ Twitter Followers are Fake?

The NYT recently uncovered that there are up to 50 million fake followers on Twitter.  And it turns out that celebrities and other public figures can easily buy tens of thousands of fake followers.  As Slate explains: It’s little surprise, … Continue reading

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The New Atheist Movement: An Autopsy

There seem to be more and more articles out there trying to explain the demise of the New Atheist movement.  Jerry Coyne recently commented on one and offered his own analysis.  Since none of these articles seems especially insightful , … Continue reading

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The Death of the New Atheist Movement: Who is to Blame?

One of these days, I need to re-write the “About” section of this blog.  As regular readers may have noticed, I don’t post much about the New Atheist movement these days.  The reason is simple – the New Atheist movement … Continue reading

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