Skip to comments.Observer columnist says Popeís visit reduced Dawkins to Ďa rambling and wild-eyed madmaní
Posted on 01/02/2011 3:43:53 PM PST by markomalley
Kevin McKennas review of 2010 in The Observer newspaper includes his assessment of Richard Dawkins behaviour during Pope Benedicts visit to the UK:
The Popes visit was great but tinged with sadness because it reduced that once-great biologist Richard Dawkins to a rambling and wild-eyed madman hurling foam-flecked adolescent insults at the Roman holy man. I trust someone is giving the scientist his soup and caramelised biscuits as he recuperates. I even hear of a Richard Dawkins care fund. Could someone forward me the address?
Protect the Pope comment: Couldnt agree more! It was a relief that the BBC cut away from their coverage of the anti-Catholic jamboree, Protest the Pope, just as Prof. Dawkins was about to froth at the mouth, to show Pope Benedict leaving the Papal Nuncios residence to travel to the residential care home. Sadly, video of Dawkins making an embarrassment of himself spread around the web like a virus. It is sad to see a man of obvious intellect reduced to this gibbering rant of hate.
Dawkins should stay in his philosophical space.
When he leaves science he just makes scientists look bad.
When Dawkins goes on a public rant against Islam then I will have at least some respect for him. Attacking Christians is easy, they won’t kill or maim you for it, or your family and pets.
I'd like it too. I'll send a valentine from "Mrs. Garrison".
Richard Dawkins - Islam is a "Great Evil"
Begging the question of whether it was a pre-existing condition.
Can’t say I am that surprised.
Barry Young, our local morning talk-show guy says when he sees the atheist hospitals, schools, care homes, etc. then he will have respect for atheists.
One time a dorky caller asked, “We need abortion clinics! Christians are hypocrites - they never help pregnant girls!”
Barry interrupted him and asked if he had the yellow pages, and the guy went to find it. When he got back, Barry asked him, “What’s the first listing in the book, just ahead of Abortion Providers?”
The caller literally would not or could not read the heading for Abortion Alternatives. He finally hung up without answering the question.
I’ll be forever grateful to Mr. Young for that revelation.
As a bonus, Barry Young will be emceeing Governor Jan Brewer’s second inauguration gala this week!
By the way, be in prayer for our Egyptian Christian brothers and sisters. May their martyred loved ones be with our beloved Savior today.
Thats nice and something anyway, but a rally such as he held when the Pope arrived, conveying equal vitriol towards Islam is what I had in mind.
Leftists never will carry on about ISLAM for 2 reasons:
1. Radical Islamofacist Muslims will kill you while Christians won't.
2. The left has too much in common with Radical Islam in that they both hate the western world and all of its symbols such as Christianity and Limited Constitutional Government.
Dawkins is just Michael Moore, Bill Mayer and Rosie O'Donnell with a PHD!!!
If he was such a great biologist, why didn’t we ever hear about him until he became a proselytizing “atheist”?
The only question here is whether the Pope should have called in an exorcism squad or just left this guy alone.
There's probably some reason he has demons, and it's not nice. He could well be deserving.
Dawkins may be a good lab technician, but it is utterly beyond me what his appeal as some sort of “philosopher” could possibly be.
A sadly shallow man, driven by dark demons of anger (metaphorically, of course.....,then again.....)
Ohh boy. Wait until Hawkins meets the Pope’s Boss.
Which proves Dawkins is possessed by a demon.
That’s Richard DAWSON.
Wouldn't it be better to attribute what the man says to his own philosophy and mindset rather than invoke the supernatural to explain it?
Thanks for the link, every once in awhile the British press has an article that gives me a good laugh. Love them or hate them, they have a way with words.
Like “aliens seeded the earth”? The guy is a nut and irrational, yet he is so deluded he projects his irrational beliefs on others.
Atheism is more irrational than Christianity....Way more. The fact that all his science can not prove there is no God is hilarious. So he “believes” there is no God without scientific proof. And with more intellectual discovery, we see such intricate design in even the tiniest cell, yet he believes an “accident” can design something so perfect and ordered. LOL.
To think something can come from nothing is bizarre, especially in our scientific world. To disregard the metaphysical and actually “believe” man can “know” everything is the height of all arrogance. Atheists are some of the most illogical people on earth where natural law means nothing.