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Playboy Interview with Richard Dawkins

Chip Rowe - Playboy - 20 August 2012 Comments

Richard Dawkins, the patron saint of nonbelievers, caused a stir earlier this year during a debate with the Archbishop of Canterbury, who noted that his opponent is often described as the world’s...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, INTERVIEWS, RICHARD DAWKINS

Derren Brown talks to Tim Minchin

- - BBC Radio 4 - 18 August 2012 Comments

Episode 4 of 6, Series 8 DURATION: 30 MINUTES Last week's interviewee, Illusionist Derren Brown, dispenses with the trickery and gets inside the mind of Tim Minchin by cleverly asking him some...

TAGGED: INTERVIEWS

Mars rover searching for signs of life

Lawrence Krauss - CNN - 14 August 2012 Comments

Author and theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss, discusses what it would be like if we found life on another planet. Continue to YouTube

TAGGED: INTERVIEWS, LAWRENCE M. KRAUSS, SPACE

An introduction to Humanism

British Humanists - YouTube - 08 August 2012 Comments

Humanism is sometimes mistaken for a form of religion, or something which is very complex. Here, some well known humanists explain that all humanism really is, is people wanting to live ethical and...

TAGGED: INTERVIEWS, RICHARD DAWKINS

A Jewish, Yankee, Liberal Atheist Runs for Office in South Carolina (Podcast)

Alan Litchfield - The Malcontent's Gambit - 31 July 2012 Comments

Herb Silverman, president of the Secular Coalition for America, talks about his childhood as an orthodox Jew in Philadelphia, his eventual atheism, and his political career in the South. His new...

TAGGED: INTERVIEWS

Jeremy Paxman religious comments were offensive, rules BBC Trust

John Plunkett - The Guardian - 31 July 2012 Comments

BBC Newsnight presenter Jeremy Paxman 'went too far' with comments about religion. Photograph: Christopher Thomond for the Guardian Newsnight presenter Jeremy Paxman went too far when he...

TAGGED: CENSORSHIP, INTERVIEWS, RICHARD DAWKINS

Great Grandson Of L. Ron Hubbard Blasts Scientology

- - CBS - 26 July 2012 Comments

The Church of Scientology is known for its famous followers and its reputation for secrecy. In an interview with CBS 5, the great grandson of the church’s founder L. Ron Hubbard blasts Scientology,...

TAGGED: CULTS, INTERVIEWS

A Bone Here, a Bead There: On the Trail of Human Origins

John Noble Wilford - New York Times - 18 July 2012 Comments

Thanks to Quine for the link Who are we, and where did we come from? Scientists studying the origin of modern humans, Homo sapiens, keep reaching deeper in time to answer those questions...

TAGGED: BEHAVIOR, INTERVIEWS, PALEONTOLOGY

UPdate - listen to the interview - Richard is on BBC Radio World Service this evening 16th July, around 21.20 British Summer Time (= 20.20 GMT)

- - RichardDawkins.net - 16 July 2012 Comments

Update Listen to the interview Richard is on BBC Radio World Service this evening 16th July, around 21.20 British Summer Time (= 20.20 GMT). Interviewed by James Menendez about the fish genus...

TAGGED: ANNOUNCEMENTS, INTERVIEWS, RICHARD DAWKINS

Richard Dawkins on Radio Ulster - Causeway centre gives creationist view

- - UTV - 06 July 2012 Comments

Update 6-Jul Richard Dawkins on BBC Radio Ulster with Wendy Austin Listen on BBC Radio Player You'll need to skip to 42:35 for the start of the section on the Giant's Causeway The...

TAGGED: CREATIONISM, EDUCATION, INTERVIEWS, RICHARD DAWKINS

The Ethics of Atheism - A Conversation with Dr Peter Boghossian

Stefan Molyneux - YouTube - stefbot - 06 July 2012 Comments

Stefan Molyneux, host of Freedomain Radio, discusses faith, reason, philosophy and religion with Dr Peter Boghossian (apologies for the odd video color) Dr. Peter Boghossian's main focus is...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, INTERVIEWS

Evolution, Humanism, and Conservation: The Humanist Interview with Richard Leakey

Ryan Shaffer - The Humanist - 04 July 2012 Comments

Thanks to James Smithwick for the link Richard Leakey is a world-renowned paleoanthropologist whose career has been marked by famous scientific finds, political office, and conservation...

TAGGED: EVOLUTION, INTERVIEWS, PALEONTOLOGY

Miracle buster: Why I traced holy water to leaky drain

Jon White - New Scientist - 04 July 2012 Comments

What was the so-called "miracle" you recently investigated in Mumbai? The priest and the very active Catholic laity organisations associated with the Our Lady of Velankanni church in Mumbai were...

TAGGED: CRITICAL THINKING, INTERVIEWS

New Atheism's most polarising figure?

- - YouTube - AlJazeeraEnglish - 01 July 2012 Comments

We speak with influential evolutionary thinker Professor Richard Dawkins.

TAGGED: INTERVIEWS, RICHARD DAWKINS

Religious Extremism In Public Schools: R. Elisabeth Cornwell & Sean Faircloth interview author Katherine Stewart

Katherine Stewart, R. Elisabeth Cornwell, Sean Faircloth - RichardDawkins.net - 23 June 2012 Comments

Update 6/22 RDF presents two interviews with Katherine Stewart, the author of The Good News Club: The Christian Right's Stealth Assault on America's Children. The first, with Elisabeth Cornwell,...

TAGGED: CHILDREN, EDUCATION, INTERVIEWS, R. ELISABETH CORNWELL, SEAN FAIRCLOTH

Preachers Who Don't Believe in God

Mary Hynes - Tapestry - 23 June 2012 Comments

Thanks to Michael for the link Listen to the program Losing faith in God is common, but what happens when your paycheque depends on your belief? A study from Tufts University tells...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, INTERVIEWS

CNN: In 50 Years Will People Still Believe In God?

- - CNN - 21 June 2012 Comments

An interview with David Silverman, president of American Atheists, and Linda LaScola, who with Daniel Dennett, is studying preachers who have lost their faith, about the decline in belief in God,...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, INTERVIEWS

Interview with Jason Torpy, President of MAAF

- - NEPA Freethought Society - 21 June 2012 Comments

Thanks to Justin Vacula for the link Stream or download podcast here President of the Military Association of Atheists and Freethinkers Jason Torpy -- in an interview with Justin Vacula...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, INTERVIEWS

Interview with Richard Dawkins on BBC 5 Live radio today

Richard Bacon - BBC 5 live - 21 June 2012 Comments

Richard's section begins at 20 minutes and 12 seconds and ends at the one hour mark. Listen here Or go here and click on "Listen Now"

TAGGED: BOOKS, INTERVIEWS, RICHARD DAWKINS

Interview with Sean Faircloth

Matthew Rothschild - Progressive Radio - 19 June 2012 Comments

My guest today is Sean Faircloth, author of "The Attack of the Theocrats." Listen or download Continue to website Book Description Copies are available at the RDFRS store and...

TAGGED: INTERVIEWS, SEAN FAIRCLOTH