Friday, 15 May 2015

When it comes to Islam, New Atheists sound a lot like Christian fundamentalists - Opinion - Israel News | Haaretz

Before reading the Haaretz article linked below, having a crack at we atheists -- in the shape of an attack on Sam Harris -- have a listen to Sam's podcast on his email discussion with Noam Chomsky.
It's here :
Then see how the author of the article below, writing in the left-of-centre Israeli paper Haaretz, is prey, willfully or otherwise, to exactly the misreading of Sam's motives that Sam describes in his podcast.
None so blind as those who will not see.
For info, I have indeed read the full email exchange between Harris and Chomsky that Sam published, and agree with Sam's analysis of it. Whatever Chomsky and his fellow travelers may think in their relativist world, intentions *do* matter.
The Haaretz article:
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