Friday, October 27, 2006

Amen and Hell, Yes

Salon Interview: Why are we here on earth?

To Richard Dawkins, that's a remarkably stupid question.

In a heated interview, the famous biologist insists that religion is evil and God might as well be a children's fantasy.

By Steve Paulson

Are you saying if parents belong to a particular church, they should not teach their children about that religion?

I would say that parents should teach their children anything that's known to be factually true -- like "that's a bluebird" or "that's a bald eagle." Or they could teach children that there are such things as religious beliefs. But to teach children that it is a fact that there is one god or that God created the world in six days, that is child abuse.

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