"There's no harm in asking. I haven't read 'breaking the spell' yet. There's arguments for and against finishing it if you're stalled, so you may be allowed to use gut feeling on that. :) I like Dennett.
I also found…"
"Your point is reasonable. But maybe it's like a b horror movie where it seemed the monster was dead and buried but somehow he's back and pounding at the door. Decades ago we thought god was dead and religion was terminally ill. But the…"
Thanks for replying. You did start out talking about 'maintaining'..'the integrity of our own culture' so I guess my interpretation was coloured by that. And some would see complacency in an attitude based on…"
"I am responding my impressions of the original issues Alice seemed to be bringing up. The conversation which ensued seems to have taken a different tack, which I'm not so involved in.
Alice appears to be contrasting two sorts of atheism…"