Reply to post: Re: Why try to 'convince' creationists?

Take that, creationists: Boffins witness birth of new species in the lab

Bernard M. Orwell

Re: Why try to 'convince' creationists?

"If we do away with religion, we do away with so much history, culture, music, literature and drama that we'd pauper ourselves as a society in the process.

@Kiwi, we have done that all ready!"

to be fair, Dagg, that was my post not Kiwi's. I'm an atheist, but not an anti-theist, and I can't imagine being iconoclastic in the name of atheism as being of any use to society. Christianity, as a whole, had a tendancy to absorb cultures it came to dominate, unlike certain others that, even now, are trying to bury past cultures that "offend" their "sensibilities".

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