While PZ Myers is right about some people who mistakenly confuse the word “freethought” to mean
that you’re allowed to think whatever you want …
he continues to spew this nonsense that atheism has a context outside of a disbelief in god, although every dictionary and encyclopedia in print says something to the contrary, and this alternate definition of atheism — that it comes prepackaged with feminism and forms of social justice of all kinds — seems lost to everyone in the world except a few bloggers at Free Thought Blogs and their supporters. This context, it seems, is an invention that is relevant solely within FtB circles.
Why these folks seem so ready to abandon basic humanism, which really does cover every part of social justice that they — and I – support, escapes comprehension. Are they really that determined to defend Jen McCreight, the mastermind behind Atheism Plus, even if it means defending a redundancy to the very end? This seems to be the case.