The paperback version of Day Without Yesterday is now available in stores and online.
One atheist to another. Andrew Brown deconstructs the fundamental(ist) incoherence of Richard Dawkins: If we believe that human behaviour is a special case of animal behaviour, there is nothing that requires explanation when we find humans acting to the advantage of in-groups over out-groups. This is the kind of behaviour that will have benefited their… Continue reading
For reasons I can’t fathom, religion seems to be the one topic about which Christopher Hitchens is virtually always unreliable. Siris is on the case: I was amused, however, by Christopher Hitchins’s utter failure to say anything of signifcance about the matter. For instance: Most of all, throughout his address to the audience at Regensburg,… Continue reading
Favorite Liberals Dept. I’m adding Sam Harris to my list: I don’t know how many more engineers and architects need to blow themselves up, fly planes into buildings or saw the heads off of journalists before this fantasy will dissipate. The truth is that there is every reason to believe that a terrifying number of… Continue reading
“Pope Benedict will have done Islam a service if he has started a debate within Islam and between Islam and the critics.”