All Blog Posts Tagged 'Michael' (7)

Pastor Mike is a Back Seat Driver

Disclaimer: I'm a former Christian who is now an atheist. I have nothing against most theists and respect their beliefs - up to the point where they step on mine. However, even in my Christian days I would've been appalled by the hubris of this plan.

Bash atheist I'm overjoyed so many religious people are so protective of my soul that they insist upon preaching to me at every…

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Added by Omnipotent Poobah on August 31, 2011 at 6:16pm — 2 Comments

Interview: Dr. Michael Shermer

Greetings from The Project



Recently, we interviewed Dr. Michael Shermer about his most recent book The Believing Brain: From Ghosts and Gods to Politics and Conspiracies—How We Construct Beliefs and Reinforce Them as Truths for our podcast. Listening options are at the end of this post.



In addition to authoring numerous books, Shermer’s impressive list of distinctions includes Founding publisher of Skeptic Magazine, Executive Director of the Skeptics Society, and host…

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Added by The Mile High Sanity Project on August 24, 2011 at 2:30am — 1 Comment

Atheism vs Agnosticism on NPR

Just before Thanksgiving, CVA president Dennis Paul Himes and I were guests on National Public Radio’s the Colin McEnroe…

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Added by Dan Xenatro on December 7, 2010 at 6:00am — No Comments

A Question for Christian Apologists

My Brethren without Christ, I have to let you know you're all a bunch of Darwinian primates. (Just hit the link below to get the joke.) I just got back from the September 28, 2010, Dinesh D'Souza/Michael Shermer debate at USF in Tampa. They took questions at the end of the session and I got a chance to ask the following question in front of around a thousand attendees.



The opening…

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Added by Richard Goscicki on September 30, 2010 at 1:01pm — 37 Comments

Renowned Skeptic Michael Shermer: Deist or Just Disingenuous?

Has the once-luminary champion of skepticism, and self-proclaimed atheist, recast his lot with religion and thereby reclaimed his erstwhile lost Ichthys?





As an independent scholar, skeptic and atheist, I have followed Dr. Michael Shermer for some years, read all but one of his books, and attended a number of his public lectures, such as TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design.) Shermer is a dynamic, engaging speaker, talented author, and is prolific in his… Continue

Added by Frank J. Ranelli on December 3, 2009 at 7:48am — 1 Comment

Atheists dancing to Michael Jacksons Thriller in Trafalgar Square Tomorrow!!! - www.oneandother.co.uk

The "People's Plinth" on Trafalgar Square will be occupied tomorrow (Sunday 2nd August) by "happy humanist" Andrew West, displaying a genuine, original Atheist Bus slogan. He will be teaching all and sundry the dance routine to the Michael Jackson hit, Thriller . Currently studying for a degree in photography, West also happens to be volunteering as the official BHA photographer this year and producing a photographic project called Happy Humanists. He said today, "There are two sides to… Continue

Added by godlesstwisted on August 1, 2009 at 9:40am — 3 Comments

Michael Jackson in Tree Stump!!



I thought this was like an onion piece, until I found it on CBS's actual site. Now I need to ask myself, did a whole town get together and say 'fuck the news, we're gonna pull this prank while the iron is hot."



I mean, I think these people are laughing at the camera man. Honestly, though, this is… Continue

Added by Billy Deaton on July 7, 2009 at 11:17pm — 3 Comments

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