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Why the New Atheism is a boys' club | Victoria Bekiempis

There are 4 comments on the Guardian Unlimited story from Sep 26, 2011, titled Why the New Atheism is a boys' club | Victoria Bekiempis. In it, Guardian Unlimited reports that:

Is it that female intellectuals are less rational and contrarian than male secularists? Or just that society prefers lionising men? Richard Dawkins, author of The God Delusion, and for many, the spiritual leader of the New Atheism.

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redneck

Glendale, OR

#1 Sep 26, 2011
If a christian woman is married to an atheist man and he tells her not to believe, she must obey her husband.

Since: Sep 10

Earth

#2 Sep 26, 2011
What utter horseshit.

The rabidly religious loons are lying again, violating their own "ninth commandment" to infer that all atheists are anti-woman. There are some atheists who are cretins, but the entirety of religion wants to treat women as worth less then men (or just plain worthless except for producing babies and cooking). Religions are antiwoman, treating women as second class citizens and attempting to control women's lives and bodies (e.g. anti-abortion, legalized rape, denying them rights).

It's an old tactic often used by the dishonest: accuse others of your own crimes to avoid examination of your own.

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Since: Sep 10

Earth

#3 Sep 26, 2011
Here is the idiot's email address if you want to tell her what you think.

[email protected] beach.com

Like most lying morons, she didn't include her email address with her words, she's too dishonest and afraid of feedback.

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“Reason's Greetings!”

Since: Feb 11

Pale Blue Dot

#4 Oct 2, 2011
From:
10 Myths Many Religious People Hold About Atheists, Debunked

4) Atheism is a white dude thing. Itís easy if atheism makes you uncomfortable to write off atheism as the hobbyhorse of a tiny minority of men with overly high opinions of their own intelligence. That men such as Christopher Hitchens and Richard Dawkins get most of the media attention devoted to atheism only reinforces this myth. If you scratch the surface, however, youíll see that the ranks of outspoken atheists have far more women that the media would let on. Atheist blogger Jen McCreight grew so tired of this myth that she compiled an extensive list of prominent female atheists such as Susan Jacoby, Rebecca Watson and Lori Lipman Brown. Greta Christina followed up with a list of prominent atheists of color, such as Debbie Goddard, Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Hemant Mehta. Women are specially targeted for religious oppression around the world, so of course, many of us will be open to arguments against the legitimacy of religion.

http://www.alternet.org/story/152395/10_myths...

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