EllenBeth Wachs

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Adam Lee has lost it

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One of the most despicable attacks on Richard Dawkins in recent years (and that’s saying a lot!) has been posted at the Guardian; it’s by Adam Lee, atheist blogger who writes at “Daylight Atheism”. I won’t bother to dissect it in detail because reading it makes me ill. Dissing Richard is a regular thing at the Guardian these days, and there’s no shortage of unbelievers willing to answer the call. Lee’s piece is called “Richard Dawkins has lost it: ignorant sexism gives atheists a bad name.” Read it and weep. If you cheer, you shouldn’t be reading this website.

It’s one-sided, quoting only the anti-Dawkins Usual Suspects, and accuses not only Dawkins but Sam Harris of “ignorant sexism.” To do so, Lee relies on quotes that have been cherry-picked by people determined to bring down Richard and Sam.  Rather than distress my lower mesentery by going through the piece, I’ll post the remarks…

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Written by EllenBeth Wachs

September 20, 2014 at 9:51 pm

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  1. Really don’t think much of Adam Lee or his hit-piece. I tweeted to him three places where I think he badly misrepresented both Dawkins & Harris (1) but, of course, he has me blocked – so much for his supposed willingness to address such claims. And I posted a few comments to his recent blog post (2) on the topic, both of which were deleted (3). Adam Lee: a real class act.

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    1) “_https://twitter.com/SteersMann/status/512850374466625536”;
    2) “_http://www.patheos.com/blogs/daylightatheism/2014/09/dawkins-needs-better-defenders/ “;
    3) “_http://i58.tinypic.com/2rmmuqr.jpg”;

    Steersman

    September 21, 2014 at 1:38 am


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