About 20,000 atheists gathered in Washington on Saturday were told by Richard Dawkins to “Show contempt” for faith

Dawkins didn’t appear until five hours into the event, but few seemed discouraged by the near-constant rain or drizzle. They whistled and cheered for his familiar lines such as:

I don’t despise religious people. I despise what they stand for …

Evolution is not just true, it’s beautiful …

Then Dawkins got to the part where he called on the crowd not only to challenge religious people but to “ridicule and show contempt” for their doctrines and sacraments, including communion.

Chris
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