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Would Richard Dawkins say for Crazy Horse and Black Elk that they were delusional?

The two famous North American Indians were shaman warriors who lead their people against genocide. They were animists, had visions and cured people through spirits, etc.

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Geoff
Geoff
9 years ago

Richard Dawkins is delusional and educated beyond his ability to make any useful comments.

Dot Dash
Dot Dash
9 years ago

Who the H is Richard Dawkins? Crazy Horse I believe is a Chiricahua Apache and the grandson of Geronimo and Black Elk’s statesmanship is also known even in white schools. Dawkins is a total unknown so I would place little credence in his opinion.

Death
Death
9 years ago

I don’t think it is right to call someone delusional just because they believe in a deity. It’s a shame that there are people who think I’m delusional for believing in a God, but they know absolutely nothing about me. It is one of my goals in life to not be like those kinds of people; Dawkins has made it clear that he despises people like me because I believe in a deity. I think Richard Dawkins is an intelligent man, who has accomplished a lot in his life, but it is hard to listen to, or respect a man… Read more »

Elliot
Elliot
9 years ago

I suppose so. They certainly held false beliefs, which apparently is his definition of a delusion. Personally I don’t think it’s helpful to misuse psychological terms in this way, but whatever.

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ZER0 C00L •AM• •VT• ▼ GODLESS! ▲
9 years ago

He’d say they were delusional, I think.

I don’t know, though, since I don’t know him personally.

Adam  the return SFCU
Adam the return SFCU
9 years ago

he probubly would

Canadian Bacon
Canadian Bacon
9 years ago

Yes, I imagine he would.

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