[FoRK] At the risk of inflaming JB and others ...
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Fri Mar 28 15:26:11 PDT 2008
On Mar 28, 2008, at 12:42 PM, Bill Humphries wrote:
> On Mar 28, 2008, at 10:28 AM, Jeffrey Kay wrote:
>> Has Religion Been a Boon or Bane to Humanity?
> I read an interview of Hedges in Salon earlier this month. I got the
> impression that what he really does not like is the thinly disguised
> neo-con worldview of folks like Sam Harris.
> And I'd agree with the assessment after reading Harris' book. Harris
> dislikes Christianity, but loathes Islam.
I'm not sure Harris qualifies as a neo-con; there's more to that
memetic stew than simple "loathing" of Islam. (I myself think that
particular brand of insanity is quite a bit more pernicious than the
other brands, but that attitude surely doesn't win me a free
subscription to National Review.)
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