There is a fairly lively Twitter/blogosphere argument going on right now over “the New Atheist” movement.
I had not heard that term before, but apparently there are liberal Atheists who don’t like other liberal Atheists who argue that the Islam and/or Islamists are the greatest threat to Western liberties.
— Sam Harris (@SamHarrisOrg) April 2, 2013
— Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) April 3, 2013
An email exchange I had today with Sam Harris regarding two highly critical columns written about him this weekggsidedocs.blogspot.com.br/2013/04/email-…
— Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) April 2, 2013
Leave it to our favorite progressive blogger to weigh in with the moral equivalency argument (I must be blocked or something because can’t embed her tweets, so here’s an image):
I think it’s fair to say no minds were changed. I’m just glad the debate is going on, as it needs to.
I’ll have more on that when I post again about the “Pinkwashing” movement.