Monday, August 16, 2010

The Stupid! It Burns! (Reza Alsan's cock edition)

Reza Aslan on atheist fundamentalism:
Many of the New Atheists seem to make a virtue out of not knowing anything about that which they condemn so vehemently; the so-called "Courtier's Reply" argument advanced by PZ Myers is an example of this claim that you don't need to know anything about religion to be able to dismiss it out of hand...
(For the record, the Courtier's Reply is the position that you don't have to know every detail of a discipline to criticize its core concepts.)

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