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I ought resist the urge, but what can I say? I'm weak Via email, I get the link to this post from Vox Day, "the scientist and Christian Libertarian." I guess his real name is Theodore Beale, a writer of Christian fantasy (ahem...) novels in the tradition of C.S. Lewis, and apparently brimming with substantial doses of good old fashioned hellfire, brimstone and judgmental wrath for those who don't toe the (Beale's?) line. It's reminiscent of the finest traditions of of the chortlingly vindictive Left Behind series, where people who profess shockingly stupid "revelations" here on Earth get to entertain their "You'll be sorry" fantasies with regard to all the people demonstrably less delusional than they. At least he's smart enough to be making money on a following (literally) of stupids and morons (read some of the 90-odd comments to that post to see what I mean). Anyway... we learn that 'ol Vox too thinks pretty highly of his intellectual prowess. But I know that I will obliterate Hitchens, Dawkins or Harris without ever breaking a sweat should I ever get the chance, simply because all three of them base their primary arguments against religion on ludicrous assertions that are...

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Richard Nikoley

I'm Richard Nikoley. Free The Animal began in 2003 and as of 2022, contains over 5,000 posts. I blog what I wish...from health, diet, and food to travel and lifestyle; to politics, social antagonism, expat-living location and time independent—while you sleep—income. I celebrate the audacity and hubris to live by your own exclusive authority and take your own chances. Read More
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