Monday, September 06, 2010

The Stupid! It Burns! (irony edition)

the stupid! it burns! Awake, November 2010 [pdf] (the magazine of the Jehovah's Witnesses):
A new group of atheists has arisen in society. Called the new atheists, they are not content to keep their views to themselves. ...

For 50 years, British philosopher Antony Flew was highly respected as an atheist by his peers... So it came as a great shock to many when, in 2004, Flew announced that he had changed his viewpoint. [oy vey] ...

[Atheism and theism b]oth involve faith—atheism in purposeless blind chance; theism in an intelligent First Cause. ...
I think they've managed to collect every stupid fallacy about atheism in one place, a notable achievement.

(via PZ Myers)

2 comments:

  1. I haven't read the magazine yet, but.....

    I think they've managed to collect every stupid fallacy about atheism in one place

    Perhaps they have done just that, but there's no indication of it from the three passages you've cited. Sounds like just good reporting to me.

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  2. I'm sorry, Tom, comments here are not eligible for "The Stupid! It Burns!" series.

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