The 'New' Atheism: 10 Arguments That Don't Hold Water - Michael Poole

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  1. I hope they have this in my library! I'd like to check it out.

  2. Who is Michael Poole and why should we care about what we has to say?

  3. We should ask the same thing about HTWWSTFU the random anonymous drive-by blog commenter.

    Thanks for the comment and the lesson in ad hominems.

    Who he is, is not relevant to his arguments. The logical thing to do is to consider his arguments regardless of who he may be.


  5. Mariano,

    Thank you for the lesson in overanxious accusations of ad hominems. I never said that Michael Poole's arguments were wrong because of who he is. In fact, I'm likely to agree with what he has to say.

    But the truth is that there are a lot of books out there, and I don't have time to read them all. While a complete unknown could produce a work of genius, finding out more about the author would help me determine if it is worth my time a priori. I was simply asking for some more information on the author because he is unknown to me and a Google search didn't turn up much. If your free publicity for the book is based on the concept alone, then that's fine. No need to be so sensitive about it.

    As for who I am, bossman, I'll let you know when I write 100 pages of ideas that I expect people to spend their time and money on.

    Merry Christmas!