Religion, then, does not have its back to the ropes; rather, Christianity has lost its heavyweight status as the “presumably exclusive orientation” in a ring of conflicting beliefs.
Statistics remain a useful tool. But in adjudicating on matters of morality, they are often irrelevant.
Atheism is the philosophical stance or existential conviction that “there is no God,” but Krauss misconstrues atheism as methodological naturalism.
Hitchens poked fun at assumptions of all kinds. Why don’t we at least acknowledge the assumptions of modern atheism, its derivatives and subsidiaries, with a little humor in tow?
Arguing that Darwinian evolution renders humanity meaningless constitutes a genetic fallacy according to which a thing is no more than the process by which it is made.