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Not much religion at the Oscars last night (unless you count celebrity worship).  The documentary about the woman who kissed Elvis and then became a nun did not take home the golden idol. She did have a cute line, though. “Believe me, this is much different than being in a monastery,” Mother Dolores said in […]

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  1. DangerousTalk

    That last item is dishonest reporting. Dawkins has stated as much in his book, “The God Delusion” which came out years ago. Most atheists and scientifically minded people admit the possibility that they might be wrong. This is the difference between faith based claims and evidence based claims. Let me refer you to this article – Richard Dawkins: Uncertainty vs. dogmatism – http://t.co/JLWjKdE5

  2. Color me confused. You say the reporting is dishonest and then say that Dawkins has said the very thing we reported?

    Also, a number of people of faith admit doubts and the possibility that they may be wrong, so you might want to tone down the hyperbole, Mr. Dangerous.

    cheers,
    db

  3. DangerousTalk

    It’s dishonest to report it as news. It gives the false impression that Dawkins is softening his position on religion which is NOT the case. It is dishonest in that it is misleading.

  4. Assuming that most people have not read “The God Delusion” is not dishonest; it’s rational. To most people, Dawkins’ recent statement was news. And I would argue that accusing the reporter of being dishonest and intentionally misleading readers is a leap into his mind that you could not possibly make.

    toodles,
    db

  5. DangerousTalk

    I think I made my case. It gives the false impression that Dawkin’s has changed his position and that is not the case. http://t.co/JLWjKdE5