As you may have heard Richard Dawkins suffered a stroke and recently was interviewed on the BBC. The interviewer even asked him about whether the stroke caused him to think about the afterlife. He affirmed there that he does not believe that there is anything else. That, in itself, is sad as he does not have too long left in this life.
But when asked about challenging religion and people who hold to religion, he said he only uses intellectual arguments. He said the way to argue is
“to always to do it on intellectual grounds, always to do it using argument, evidence, rather than insult.” (emphasis added)
(Watch between 3:54 – 4.01 mark in the video below) But he even went on in that interview to agree that it doesn’t matter to him if someone feels insulted by what he said.
What a total hypocrite! Previously on several occasions he has said that the way to argue is to use ridicule, which is the same as insults. See the video below. Continue reading