Saturday, 13 April 2013

It's Clear These 'New Atheists' Are Biased Toward... Er...

This post-Christian puritanism, largely oblivious now of its history, is highly visible in the New Atheism of the 1990s and 2000s, (with a) strange indifference--except at the margins--to all religions except Christianity. 

-Francis Spufford, Unapologetic: Why, Despite Everything, Christianity Can Still Make Surprising Emotional Sense

A bizarre and wholly irrational fixation on Islam, as opposed to the evils done by other religions, has been masquerading in the dark under the banner of rational atheism for way too long. 

-Glenn Greenwald, columnist 

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