Richard Dawkins and Sam Harris are raising an army of New Atheists who are ready to do battle with the people of faith. It is no longer enough to simply not believe in God; the “New Atheists” don’t think anyone else should have the right to either.
The issues of creationism, evolution and Intelligent Design have been pushed into the forefront of debate in recent years, thanks to films by Ben Stein and the opening of the Creation Museum. The battle of words takes place not just in pulpits or auditoriums, but in board of education meetings at the state and local level that determine curriculum and policy. In both issues science, reason and logic are dragged through the mud by both sides in order to “prove” one side is right and the other wrong.
Abortion is and perhaps always will be a hot topic in this country. Continue reading