Is Dawkins Exploiting Ignorance?
There are people like that. Alister McGrath says he met someone who was angry with him because he said that Alister had destroyed his belief in the writtings of Richard Dawkings. I have met the kind, there are twenty year olds who do not understand christianity and they shallow the statements which Dawkins makes as if they were gospel, just because he is a Professor from Oxford.
In places like Britain Bible illiteracy is so high that you can convince people that Christianity is evil without any difficulties. That is why Dawkins has to be confronted with his deceptions and mass hypnotisms.
Please note that critics of Dawkins do not enjoy the freedom of the BBC and other media outlets like he does. Whenever he is promoting a book he can go into a channel 4 studio and get them to fly him round the world on a huge budget. If the British establishment were interested in education they would give McGrath room to really borrow Dawkins. McGrath has only been on television when people like Dr Beckford, a black liberation theologists, have made mockumentaries of christianity.
I am not generally a fan of apologetics as an evangelistic tool because it is too defensive but in these cases it works because it destroys myths.
I have already indicated that Dawkins does not understand what faith is with the help of Atheism Sucks but I will discuss this in the near future.