D.J. Grothe interviews evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins talks about his new best-selling book, The God Delusion, addressing challenges from his critics to his assertion that it is very unlikely that there is a God, and that religion is a form of child abuse, among other topics. He also addresses the question of whether science and religion are really at war.
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-has anybody heard of the book "News Junkie". Put out by Process Media, that crazy publishing house that puts out weird books?....
Psychedelic Salon Podcast ListingsCool. Quite the collection.
This sizzled my ears. Mel White, a gay evangelical who worked with the top leaders of the conservative Christian evangelical movement for 25 years as a pastor, filmmaker, and ghost writer for Billy Graham, Francis Schaffer, Jerry Falwell, & Pat Robertson. He discusses his insider experiences, the American decent into theocracy, and how to stop it.Audio Link: Religion Gone Bad [9.20.06] (interview begins 6 min 15 secs into stream)See also:
Religion Gone Bad: The Hidden Dangers of the Christian Right by Mel White Soulforce: Freedom for LGBT
"My Country My Country" opened in theaters last August 4th.Filmmaker/Director Laura Poitras documents eight months in the life of a sunni Iraqi doctor and his family. Dr. Riyadh, a father of six, is trapped under the chaos and mayhem of the Bush/Blair occupation and attempting to deal with the cynicism and danger of the impending Iraqi elections. Very eye opening. Very humorous, scary, poignant, and very human. Definitely a film worthy of seeing.It will appear on PBS on October 25th, 9pm.( ImageCollapse )
Just came across this interesting reading list: Reading for Radicals
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Video: BBC "The Power Of Nightmares" - In three 1 hour segments. The rise of the politics of fear in the west and the east.
From an extraordinary director: habibi
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