The Software God Delusion
Jun 28, 2007, 03:00 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Aslett)
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"Like a great many people in the UK I have been reading Richard
Dawkins' autobiography/pro-atheism thesis The God Delusion. It's an
interesting read, even if I do find myself agreeing with Andrew
Collins that Dawkins is incredibly smug and self-regarding.
"What I did find particularly interesting is his suggestion that
there is a tendency for religion to become the default view, and
that people end up bending over backwards to avoid insulting
religion because there is an assumption that the majority is likely
to be offended (when the opposite is quite possibly true)..."