We have another guest post from the indefatigable Sigmund. He uses a recent column by Lisa Miller to make an important point: by working together and pointing out the follies of unsubstantiated belief, all of us, not just “atheist celebrities,” can advance the movement.
Lisa Miller fumes at “small minded” atheists
Lisa Miller is annoyed with atheists again. Miller, a regular religious contributor to the Washington Post’s ‘On Faith’ section, takes issue with recent remarks of Tom Flynn, executive Director for the Council for Secular Humanism. Flynn had written a blog post complaining about Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack’s statement about the current U.S. drought during a White House press conference:
“I get on my knees every day,” he [Vilsack] said, “and I’m saying an extra prayer right now. If I had a rain prayer or a rain dance, I would do it.”
Flynn provides three reasons…
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