Critiques the radical mindset that rages against religion and faith, and identifies the pillars of the new atheist belief system, revealing that the stringent rules and rigid traditions in place are as strict as those of any religious practice. The new atheists, led by Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens and Sam Harris, do not make moral arguments about religion. Rather, they have created a new form of fundamentalism that attempts to permeate society with ideas about our own moral superiority and the omnipotence of human reason. Journalist Hedges makes a case against both religious and secular fundamentalism.--From amazon.com.
Pros: A great explanation of human nature Cons: Bleak The Bottom Line: Fundamentalism can be fun, too! I Don't Believe in Atheists by Chris Hedges is a tough book to write about. It's very philosophical, and so determining the author's angle can be extremely difficult. It has one main angle, and that is anti-fundamentalist. Other than that, it makes complaints about the war on terror but is otherwise neutral in its religious … more