This week we sail the Freewinds with Scientologists, and tackle a deep subject from an atheist: how do you deal with the fact that there is no afterlife, and that life is so damned short? It may not totally be an atheist answer.
Find the entire book, A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy read by a 419 Scammer, at http://www.419eater.com/html/booked2.htm . I kept it short, so your ears won’t get too tired.
"Classified" Scientology cult recording of founder L. Ron Hubbard from Oct 3, 1968, "Assists" course VIII. The recording, in Hubbard’s own distinctive voice, expounds Scientology’s dissembling alien creation myth, whereby the earth is populated by the evil "Galactic overload" "Xenu" (or "Xemu") and humans are parasitized by alien spirits called "body thetans".
In this episode I chat with psychologist, skeptic and author Sue Blackmore, who was at the Edinbrugh Book Festival to talk about her new book Ten Zen Questions.
The two of us chatted about parapsychology, her new theory about the evolution of technology and how to meditate in 20 seconds.