November 18, 2010

White Male Atheists Should be More Inclusive

Alom Shaha, The Guardian

Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, Sam Harris, PZ Myers, James Randi … if you're a regular Cif belief reader, you'll already have spotted the pattern – these are the names of arguably the most prominent, outspoken atheists and "sceptics" in the world. There's something else you should notice – they are all white men. The atheist and sceptic movements are dominated by white men and I think this is a problem.

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