I have to agree with Taylor Carr’s assessment of Peter Boghossian and his often simpleminded and childish jabs at religion. I think he’s an example of exactly what we don’t need in atheism, someone who is content with making the lowest common denominator insult rather than the thoughtful criticism. A perfect example is this recent Tweet:
Being published in the philosophy of religion should disqualify one from sitting at the adult table.
Uh, no. Making a stupid statement like that disqualifies one from sitting at the adult table.
Funny he should mention it, because I’ve disputed one or two of Boghossian’s tweets for the same kind of reason – they can be … Read the rest
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