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Religion: An Atheist’s Point of view

Submitted by on January 31, 2007 – 12:19 am

Sam Harris says: “Religion gives good people bad reasons to be good.” What the heck! Well, if you read this interview, you will more than agree with his point of view.
His latest book “Letter to A Christian Nation” has sold very well.
Even though he is an atheist, he finds Jainism very interesting! He seems to be considering Gandhi more of a pacifist. He wonders how come a person like Mother Teresa who is serving the destitude and fighting for poor could abhor abortion ( an example of ‘moral intuitions clouded by religion’ as he terms)!
To read his views, click on the title above.

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