Series: Peter Boghossian

Peter Boghossian’s Atheistic Mission

Peter Boghossian author of the not-yet-released Creating Atheists, is on an urgent mission. It isn’t really an atheistic mission, he says, except indirectly: he’s crusading for clear thinking, which he says will lead inevitably toward atheism. I have reason to wonder about that. Last Saturday I wrote that he’s a dangerous man. I know more about …

Questions for Peter Boghossian

I have some questions for Peter Boghossian. He tweeted my first article in this series, so it seems reasonable to think he’s aware of what I’ve been writing here. Greetings, Dr. Boghossian, and thank you for visiting. I look forward to a pleasant and productive conversation. The questions here refer back mostly to this post. If …

How Peter Boghossian Gets Faith Wrong

I’ve been saying Peter Boghossian gets faith wrong, defining it as “pretending to know what you don’t know.” This should hardly come as any surprise; he gets all kinds of things wrong, including good thinking and/or honest communication, as I’ve shown earlier in this series, so why would anyone think he got faith right? Nevertheless, …

On “Creating Atheists”

I’m expecting my copy of Peter Boghossian’s A Manual for Creating Atheists today. In the meantime, he has already made his views known to a significant degree, as evidenced by this series. He has his views on creating atheists. So do several writers with whom I’m associated, and we’re assembling our thoughts on a website …