The trouble with secular preachers


A scene from The Root of All Evil?, a two-part ABC series on religion shows Richard Dawkins accusing the evangelical pastor the Reverend Ted Haggard of running worship sessions in the way the Nazis ran their rallies. To the scientist Dawkins, a room full of people waving their hands and singing "Praise Jesus" is evil because it is irrational. But what Dawkins failed to acknowledge in his encounter with Haggard is that the Nazi program of eugenics and extermination was not dictated by an unseen god - Rachael Kohn

The trouble with secular preachers