The agnostic wants more evidence and is therefore unsure; the atheist insists there is ample evidence and is therefore certain.
Might theists welcome atheist critiques of God and make a better idea of God?
Harris claims that I am being hyperbolic when I argue, as I did in Salon, that he "dehumanizes Muslims to such an extreme degree that it verges upon bloodlust." If my description of his words is hyperbole, how should the following words be described?
You pass through the long security line at the United States Capitol building in Washington, DC. While the line of tourists streams forward into the Exhibition Hall, you turn right, and head to the Senate appointment desk.
I have never been completely comfortable as a progressive Christian. Yes, the term helps somewhat to alleviate the sense people sometimes get that I'm some kind of crazy, bible-thumping evangelical trying to convert them. "A progressive Christian?" most of them ask. They've never heard of it.