“Sam Harris, the New Atheists, and anti-Muslim animus” by Glenn Greenwald [Guardian / Sweet & Sour Socialism Essential Archives]

I recently chatted with a British fellow who had assimilated Harris’ Islamophobe atheist bigotry word-for-word. – Zuo Shou

“…[T]he people who speak most sensibly about the threat that Islam poses to Europe are actually fascists.” – Sam Harris

3 April 2013

– A long overdue debate breaks out about whether rational atheism is being used as a cover for Islamophobia and US militarism –

Two columns have been published…harshly criticizing the so-called “New Atheists” such as Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, and Christopher Hitchens…[t]he crux of those columns is that these advocates have increasingly embraced a toxic form of anti-Muslim bigotry masquerading as rational atheism…

Full article link: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/apr/03/sam-harris-muslim-animus

(c) Guardian News & Media Ltd

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