Monthly Archives: September 2011

Bill Hicks on Religion

Bill Hicks died in 1994 at the age of 32; since then he’s been consistently ranked among the top stand-up comedians of all time. And with good reason. Here’s Hicks on religion (NSFW):

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The Spirituality of Atheism

I was intrigued when I learned that pastor Anthony David of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta (UUCA) was delivering a sermon on atheism. It takes a great deal to coax me through the doors of a church, but I … Continue reading

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International Religious Freedom Report

The US State Department has just released a new International Religious Freedom Report, highlighting nations with problematic records. If there’s any lesson to be learned here, it’s that there appears to be absolutely no correlation between US support of a … Continue reading

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Podcast #132 – The Illogical Immortality of 9/11 Conspiracy Theories

As the world observes the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, we talk to GA Tech professor Bob Blaskiewicz about the puzzling longevity of some of the conspiracy theories. Bob has spent considerable time delving into the nature and … Continue reading

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Podcast #131 – Live at Dragon*Con 2011

We’re live from the Skeptrack at Dragon*Con, recorded Friday, September 1, 2011. Among the items discussed: the Virginia Earthquake, the Flying Spaghetti Monster, and the difference (if any) between skeptics and atheists. Thanks again to Derek Colanduno for his hard … Continue reading

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