I'm a fan of Bill Maher.
Even though he does come across occasionally as too much of a fundamentalist.
But, this documentary shows him playing a fairly even handed, rational role in investigating Religion.
I've just been revisiting my favorite comedy skits.
One of the most thought provoking was from the late, great George Carlin on Saving The Planet.
In many ways I agree with him, after all, all the things we produce in the way of chemicals, all come from the planet.
We may destroy the environment for ourselves and thus we become extinct, but, after we are…Continue
It's been a while since I reviewed religious apologetics.
So I have been searching for anything new on the Theistic landscape.
So far, I've found absolutely nothing new in their arguments for God and for defense of their Faith in God.
I've been also viewing all the latest debates between Theists and others.
Again the Theist debaters, both Islamic and Christian offer nothing new.
The most intelligent Apologists appear to be those on the Islamic front…Continue
I still use this video of Richard Dawkin's debate with Wendy Wright to remind me of how Extremely, Extremely, Mind Numbingly Dumb, Creationists Are.
I'm also in awe of how Richard Dawkins managed to keep his cool, when confronted with somebody so Ridiculously and Obviously Dumb.
I could not be so calm when confronted with such…Continue
Some may think I'm stating that religion is junk food for the mind.
Well, not quite right.
I'm drawing from comments made by psychologists and neurologists whose work I've been studying.
Essentially it is the confirmation of a quote from Arthur C. Clarke:
"The greatest tragedy in mankind's entire history may be the hijacking of morality by religion."
Which, when the junk food phenomenon of…Continue