Originally Posted by apple
They hardly blame all the ills of man on religion. Only the ones that are actually caused by religion. It's amusing that some people insist on only linking the good things that people do to their religious beliefs. If religion can inspire a person to do good things, why not bad things as well? I think Hitchens and Dawkins are probably a bit on the other extreme, but the sensible ground allows you to see the good and the bad that religion does.
They absurdly blame atrocities committed by atheists to religion. It is lazy, and obviously deficient, polemic.