Loren Miller's Blog Posts Tagged 'Bill Maher' (3)

The Particular Problem with Islam

On Sunday morning, 12 October, 2014, I listened to Reza Aslan as he spent three minutes saying next to nothing of consequence regarding the contretemps of a week ago between Sam Harris and Ben Affleck on Real Time with Bill Maher.  Whatever Aslan wanted to accomplish with his vacuous commentary is beyond me, which doesn’t stop me from seeing it and him as being problematic as…

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Added by Loren Miller on October 13, 2014 at 9:53am — 17 Comments

Power: Who Has It, Who Doesn't and How to Alter The Status Quo

In my last blog, I found myself focusing on the issue of an atheist "movement" and wondered whether such a movement would have to be bloodied in order to gain any ground against the theistic majority which holds de facto control in the culture of the United States.



Courtesy of Real Time with Bill Maher and a quote referred to by his guest, Rula Jebreal, I may not have gotten a hard answer, but an indicator of the thoughts of at least one person who has…

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Added by Loren Miller on January 26, 2013 at 7:00am — 13 Comments

The Wisdom and Warning of Bill Maher's "Religulous"

Bill Maher is a funny guy, though sometimes what he has us laughing at is as frightening upon further examination as it was comical on first impression.  Organized religion is exactly just such a facet of human life.  We can laugh at the ideas of a sky daddy and dust-men and rib-women for a while, but when people who seriously and devotedly believe in those and other fallacies attempt to superimpose their belief on an entire population, using government as the mechanism, the topic stops…

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Added by Loren Miller on January 10, 2013 at 11:15am — 10 Comments

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