Who Needs Clarence Darrow?
by: Schvach Yid
Ruth Matar of Women in Green (Women for
Alan Dershowitz recently 'debated' an evangelist on Lou Dobb's slot on CNN concerning the matter of prayer in American public schools. Wouldn't you know it, at the end the evangelist said 'we would be glad to sign him up', referring to Dershowitz's presumptive, but not very likely, conversion to Christianity. Knock off the wishful thinking, evangelical belief is a function of Christian religious scripture. Scripture is immutable. They’re not changing their minds!
By the way, Dershowitz missed a golden opportunity to drive home his point against organized prayer in American public schools, when his opponent in this mini-debate made this move at proselitization. The argument made in favor of group prayer in public schools was capped by an attempt at religious conversion. Group prayer is a function of group dynamics which yields membership, exclusion, cronyism, and competition between groups. And to boot, all groups are about their leaders, and that leads to another set of problems (ego, narcissistic abuse, domination, etc.). The whole mess was displayed by that one off-the-cuff remark to Dershowitz and it skated right over his head. Just consider the recent debacle at the US Air Force academy in