On Mockery and Persuasion

Since I defended Richard Dawkins’s Reason Rally remarks calling on atheists to mock religious ideas the other day, there have been a lot of charges that he is merely calling for bullying. I was going to write a post on what does or does not constitute bullying in argument. But I have written a lot [Read More...]

Judge This: The Pancake Mix Rebuttal To Street Evangelism

This looks quite effective: If you consider it too antagonistic or too mocking, I’m interested in your views about my standards for fairly mocking religious beliefs, which I discuss in the posts, In Defense Of Mocking And Embarrassing Religion and My Thoughts On Blasphemy Day.  If you accept my standards but still disagree, why do you think [Read More...]