A tribute to an inflammatory wackaloon

PZ Myers wrote a post last Sunday about a column by Charlotte Allen, whose column “Atheists: No God, no reason, just whining” recently appeared in the L.A. Times. Allen, in a brilliantly uncreative fashion, singled out PZ as well as the usual cadre of overly vocal atheist authors (Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins, Daniel Dennett, etc.) for her ham-handed version of ridicule.
The column was difficult to take seriously, obvious foray into pot-stirring that it was. Nevertheless, she makes excellent fodder for my newest time-wasting habit.

  1. #1 by Rev. BigDumbChimp on May 21, 2009 - 8:28 am

    Are we going to have to do an intervention?

  2. #2 by Gingerbaker on May 21, 2009 - 11:30 am

    “overly” vocal?

  3. #3 by Kevin Beck on May 21, 2009 - 11:41 am

    I use the term “overly vocal” ironically, not in a Nisbetian way. I see upon review that this is not obvious, however.

  4. #4 by llewelly on May 29, 2009 - 12:51 am

    I thought ‘overly vocal’ meant the article contained words so big and complicated they had to be read out loud.

  5. #5 by hopper3011 on June 1, 2009 - 9:33 am

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