Monthly Archives: March 2008

There Will Be Blood – Revisited

I drink your milkshake!  Paul Thomas Anderson’s masterpiece is now on DVD. Review by John C. Snider © 2008 As I reported back in January, There Will Be Blood is a movie that every thinking person should see.  In a cinematic … Continue reading

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Einstein by Walter Isaacson

Review by John C. Snider © 2008 Walter Isaacson’s celebrated biography Einstein: His Life and Universe proves one thing: while Albert Einstein was not the greatest scientist who ever lived, but he’s one of the greatest thinkers who ever lived.  … Continue reading

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Podcast #14 – Pi Day

Pi Day – March 14 is Pi Day, a celebration of that irrational and transcendental number.  Pi Day has grown to become a celebration of all things mathematical.  For more check out Mike Keith’s cool page, including a mnemonic poem which … Continue reading

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AF’s Driscoll speaks out on GA Blue Laws

American Freethought podcast co-host David Driscoll has made his opinions known regarding Georgia’s antiquated blue law prohibiting Sunday alcohol sales by liquor stores or groceries.  This is a perennial issue in Georgia, and every time there’s talk of repealing it, fundamentalist … Continue reading

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Podcast #13 – The Grassley Hearings

The Grassley Hearings – We look at the six megaministries under investigation by Senator Charles Grassley, including Atlanta’s Creflo Dollar (hear an interview with “Doctor” Dollar here).  This story is still in its early stages, so we will keep you … Continue reading

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Celia Sandys: A Brush with History

Allison and I were lucky enough to attend a lecture by the Hon. Celia Sandys (pronounced “Sands”), granddaughter of Winston Churchill and an expert on his life, having written several books about her “grandpapa”.  Her talk was part of a larger celebration … Continue reading

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War on Error

Real Stories of American Muslims by John C. Snider © 2008 If there’s one point author Melody Moezzi drives home in her new book War on Error, it’s that American Muslims have their work cut out for them these days.  … Continue reading

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Article VI: Faith * Politics * America

A thoughtful documentary explores the rift between mainstream Christianity and Mormonism by John C. Snider © 2008 Article VI of the Constitution states, in part, “…no religious Test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office or public … Continue reading

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