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Would the world be more moral without God and religion?

Published: Wednesday, Oct. 2 2013 12:00 a.m. MDT

British writer on evolution and biology Richard Dawkins speaks about his idea about cultural evolution at the Jaipur Literature Festival in Jaipur in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012.  (Manish Swarup, Associated Press) British writer on evolution and biology Richard Dawkins speaks about his idea about cultural evolution at the Jaipur Literature Festival in Jaipur in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012. (Manish Swarup, Associated Press)

Would the world be more moral without God and religion? That may be what Richard Dawkins and other anti-religion activists argue. But today on Real Clear Politics, Dennis Prager published an article that shows "(t)his argument is so wrong both rationally and empirically that its appeal can only be explained by a) a desire to believe it and b) an ignorance of history."

Prager concludes that "Dawkins and his supporters have a right to their atheism. They do not have a right to intellectual dishonesty about atheism."

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