Tagged with “religion” (50)

  1. Waking Up with Sam Harris: Through the Eyes of a Cult

    In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris discusses the Heaven’s Gate suicide cult and argues that we all have something important to learn from them about the power of belief.


    —Huffduffed by Clampants

  2. To The Best of Our Knowledge: Higher Consciousness

    Suppose neuroscientists map the billions of neural circuits in the human brain….are we any closer to cracking the great existential mysteries - like meaning, purpose or happiness? Scientists, contemplatives and religious thinkers are now exploring the connections between neuroscience and contemplative practice, and creating a new science of mindfulness.


    —Huffduffed by Clampants

  3. Mondo Diablo Episode 344: Hellburbia with Jello Biafra

    This week, Jello Biafra discusses issues of import around the Columbine shootings.

    —Huffduffed by HellboundAlleee

  4. Mondo Diablo Episode 323: The Nationwide Underground Cult of Mondo Diablo Part 2

    We continue with this delightful story about the reasoned calm of the American populace, with part 2, from Godless Panther.

    —Huffduffed by HellboundAlleee

  5. Mondo Diablo Episode 322: The Nationwide Underground Cult of Mondo Diablo

    I sat down one evening and consumed everything on this man’s channel. It was pretty depressing. I recommend you don’t watch the Geraldo Rivera special on Satanic Ritual Abuse. To his credit, he did renounce everything he had said, but the damage had been done.

    —Huffduffed by HellboundAlleee

  6. TED: Richard Dawkins on militant atheism

    Richard Dawkins urges all atheists to openly state their position — and to fight the incursion of the church into politics and science. A fiery, funny, powerful talk.


    —Huffduffed by adactio

  7. Mondo Diablo Episode 313: Randi vs Biblical Archaeology

    Randi’s got a channel on You Tube at http://www.youtube.com/user/JamesRandiFoundation. The new videos are called "James Randi Speaks." Check it out.

    —Huffduffed by HellboundAlleee

  8. Can single individuals still shape history? The Case of Osama bin Laden

    Osama bin Laden was one of America’s most formidable and implacable enemies. And yet no one has written a serious assessment of his influence over world events in the last decade. Michael Scheuer; a former head of CIA’s Osama bin Laden Unit provides an objective and authoritative portrait of bin Laden. Michael Scheuer was the chief of the CIA’s bin Laden unit from 1996 to 1999 and remained a counterterrorism analyst until 2004. He is the author of many books, including Imperial Hubris: Why the West is Losing the War on Terrorism. His latest book is Osama Bin Laden.

    —Huffduffed by Clampants

  9. KQED Forum: Sam Harris

    Author Sam Harris joins us to discuss his new book, "The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values." The book explores the perils of moral relativism and the relationship between knowledge and values.

    —Huffduffed by Clampants

  10. To The Best of Our Knowledge: The Universe

    Leonard Mlodinow and co-author Stephen Hawking say that you can explain the existence of everything without requiring God. Charles Yu’s novel details some of the perils of existence in multiple time streams. James Kakalios says that some of the early quantum physicists were inspired by science fiction. John Polkinghorne is the author of many books on the subject of bridging the gap between science and religion. Michio Kaku tells us exactly why the impossible just takes a little longer.

    —Huffduffed by michaelrose

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