Thursday, February 12, 2009

Saints and scholars

Thank you, Guardian, for getting it so wrong, today of all days....

'Secular saint' is up there with 'evangelical atheist' amongst my least favourite terms.

For a corrective, see Dale's evaluation of Darwin's writing, which concludes:

Then again, maybe Charles Darwin could not help but write so eloquently. He was, after all, not a saint.


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