The Framing Debate: Steve Matheson on what’s been overlooked:

I maintain that if we have an “outspoken atheists” problem, the way to solve it is not to silence the voices with which we disagree, but to engage them, debate them, even refute them. Here are some thoughts on how to do that.

1. Put Myers and Dawkins into a more complete context. They’re both science writers of renown, because they’re both brilliant thinkers and wordsmiths. But neither is a scientist of any significant distinction.