A Couple of Notes on Richard Dawkins

Today, I noticed Scott Derrickson posting this link on Twitter. It's a link to an article by Marilynne Robinson, author of Gilead, contesting the claims of Richard Dawkins. So, of course, I had to drop everything and read it.Then, when I posted the link on Facebook, a friend answered with this quote from Camille Paglia on Richard Dawkins ... … [Read more...]

Richard Dawkins Wants Your Kids to Stop Reading Harry Potter?

If you want to save your children, take away their fantasy books! … [Read more...]

A Notable Follow-up to the Dawkins/Expelled Post

After the "letter to the editor" post regarding Richard Dawkns, P.Z. Myers, and Expelled -- the post that suddenly doubled my previous "best-day" record here at Looking Closer (10,000 visitors in less than 14 hours) -- I'm still recovering from the mountain of angry mail that came in.Most of it consisted of people taking cheap shots at Stuart Blessman for his post. (He later went on to blog about it here.)Very few actually dealt with the movie itself. Most of it argued that Blessman was … [Read more...]