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Comment by Gary Bergeron on May 30, 2010 at 10:07am
A wonderful service, Johnny, thank you.
The MSNBC Tech Watch Videos section is awesome and gratefully bookmarked.
Happy Sunday one and all!
Comment by Katharine Grate on May 30, 2010 at 12:24pm
I'm starting to really look forward to Sunday Morning Services. Thanks!
Comment by Shine on May 30, 2010 at 1:10pm
I really liked the ex-atheist article as well. I think that it is particularly relevant given the recent discussions over S. E. Cupp's proclaimed atheism; she has expressed several fallacies which contradict a supposed lack of belief in god. For example, I have heard her describe herself as just an atheist rather than a militant atheist because she is "not angry with God." Like the article pointed out, how could any atheist even consider the possibility of being angry with a nonexistent entity?
Comment by Johnny on May 30, 2010 at 4:28pm
Excellent point on the whole-S.E.Cupp-thing Shine. A little part in the back of my mind there too, and also why I linked to the No True Scotsman video. As I saw Bluradio mention somewhere, we can't let ourselves fall into that fallacy with S.E. - despite the fact that she fits very little of the already loose mold that atheists fit into.
Comment by Shine on May 30, 2010 at 4:38pm
Agreed, Johnny, I know that criticism of Cupp falls perilously close to a "Scotsman" fallacy. However, I still contend that her expressed ideology directly contradicts her chosen label of "atheist." I've been trying to argue my case in this thread: Religion Not a Delusion? I should probably just get over my laziness and actually write a cogent essay on it, lol.
Comment by Shine on May 30, 2010 at 4:39pm
Err, turn that "cogent" into a "coherent;" I'm reading that last statement as unintentionally arrogant.
Comment by luvtheheaven on May 30, 2010 at 7:50pm
Thanks so much for the awesome service per usual. :D

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