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Entries by Scott Stephens from 04/2013

Can a Religious Believer Be a Serious Journalist? Richard Dawkins and the Unbearable Smugness of Tweeting

| Posted 04.23.2013 | Religion

Dawkins' views on religion are by now extremely well-known, to the point of cultural saturation thanks to the media's fixation with him. But the dogmatic assertions and withering dismissals that made Dawkins a media-darling lend themselves particularly well to the anarchic medium of Twitter, where his unjustifiable claims can shrug off any residual requirement for justification.