A Debate I’d Like to See

All the buzz in the online atheist community lately has been about the challenge xtian apologist Ray Comfort has issued to Professor Dawkins for a debate. No, not really. I can’t think of any reason this would be worth watching. Ray doesn’t have a very good grasp of his sides’ arguments and resorts to the sort of trump cards that dead end debates at the slightest provocation. While he does seem to be making a living at being a “Defender of Christianity” his efforts along those lines are laughably amateur. Professor Dawkins on the other hand knows his material backwards and forwards, and the other side’s too. A debate between the two of them would be like a locomotive debating a car stuck at a crossing for right of way, with the car too stupid to realize it had been utterly destroyed. Continue reading