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Being tone deaf to religion does matter

Atheists often protest that their critics are more likely to criticise the tone of their arguments than their substance. Accusing someone of being aggressive, nasty or shrill can be a neat way of avoiding the meat of the matter while also appearing to occupy the moral high ground. That’s true, but tone does matter, and it’s often more connected with substance than it might seem.

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