A couple of godless Kiwi’s in my ‘hood have decided to take on the challenge of keeping religion out of schools. An excellent cause to fight for to be sure and as you can expect, not inconsiderable resistance to the idea from the sheeple and religionuts.
Stephen Minhinnick has done an excellent job categorising the bleats of outrage in his post at:
I absolutely love how he starts the post – pure freaking genius (and not just because he’s quoting pure genius):
“But now I want to […] warn you against three bad reasons for believing anything. They are called ‘tradition’, ‘authority’, and ‘revelation’.”
It’s definitely worth a read: A Role-Focus Analysis of Religious Arguments