People act like Hitchens is some kind of monster.
Hitchens’ list of books and authors: Dawkins’ Magic of Reality, Greek and Roman myths, particularly those compiled by Robert Graves, anything satirical, all of Shakespeare, Geoffrey Chaucer, Ayaan Hirsi Ali (author of Infidel and Nomad: From Islam to America: A Personal Journey Through the Clash of Civilizations), PG Wodehouse (“for fun”), David Hume, and Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities.
The other side has their share of assholes and demagogues, and people who can get a good laugh from the faithful at the expense of the Godless Heathens.
I jumped in and explained that we are trying to convince Mason that she is a child and can make up her mind later. We just want her to be a critical thinker for now.
I don't think an eight-year-old can be religious in the same way that an eight-year-old can't be in a genuine romantic relationship.
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