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Antonio Damasio: The quest to understand consciousness

Antonio Damasio - TED - 01 January 2012 78 Comments

Every morning we wake up and regain consciousness -- that is a marvelous fact -- but what exactly is it that we regain? Neuroscientist Antonio Damasio uses this simple question...

TAGGED: PSYCHOLOGY

The Real Cost Of Religious Faith

The Atheist Experience - youtube.com - 25 February 2011 119 Comments

original link Mark calls in to let the hosts know they are going to burn in hell. Jeff and Matt throw him for a loop that he was not expecting. He was not at all prepared to adequately respond to...

TAGGED: ATHEISM

Patrick Coffin, with Edward Feser, Receive a Call from Sean Faircloth of the RDFRS (US)

- - YouTube - SorokChyetirye - 02 May 2012 55 Comments

SOURCE: http://www.catholic.com/radio/shows/deconstructing-atheism-6393 What do you think? Patrick Coffin is the host of Catholic Answers Live, an intercontinental and international...

TAGGED: ATHEISM, INTERVIEWS, RELIGION, SEAN FAIRCLOTH

The Gruen Transfer - The Pitch: Banning All Religion

The Gruen Transfer - YouTube - woklakadu - 07 September 2011 54 Comments

Thanks to Jason Ball for the link!

TAGGED: RELIGION, SOCIETY

Man made god - with Andy Thomson - Parts1-5

DPRJONES - YouTube - dprjones - 01 January 2012 98 Comments

History shows that man has made many gods and godesses. God making appears to be part of the human psyche. And man has been prolific in exercising this trait. All recorded...

TAGGED: INTERVIEWS

The Enemy Within

Pat Condell - YouTube.com - 19 July 2010 412 Comments

original link

TAGGED: HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW, RELIGION, TERRORISM

Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss: Something from Nothing, at ANU (Canberra Australia)

- - Riotact (Canberra Australia) - 21 April 2012 120 Comments

Critically-acclaimed author and evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins and world-renowned theoretical physicist and author Lawrence Krauss discuss biology, cosmology, religion, and a host of...

TAGGED: LAWRENCE M. KRAUSS, RICHARD DAWKINS

Richard Dawkins on his book The God Delusion

Allan Gregg - youtube.com - 03 March 2011 221 Comments

watch video Allan Gregg in Conversation Feb. 24, 2011 Richard Dawkins has been called the world's most famous atheist - An evolutionary biologist , he has touched off a storm of controversy...

TAGGED: BOOKS, INTERVIEWS, RICHARD DAWKINS

The Poetry of Science: Neil deGrasse Tyson & Richard Dawkins

RDFRS Productions - RDFRS - 20 October 2010 143 Comments

The Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science ( http://richarddawkins.net ) presents: "The Poetry of Science: Discussions of the Beauty of Science." Two of science's luminaries...

TAGGED: INTERVIEWS, RDFTV, SCIENCE, SPACE

Atheism: A New Strategy. Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason & Science, US

Sean Faircloth - RichardDawkins.net - 16 January 2012 59 Comments

Sean Faircloth is the author of the book " Attack of the Theocrats, How the Religious Right Harms Us All and What We Can Do About It ." Christopher Hitchens said there was one goal he most wanted to...

TAGGED: ANNOUNCEMENTS, BOOKS

Richard Dawkins - Darwin's Brave New World

CBC.ca - Documentary - 20 October 2009 10 Comments

Thanks to Stephen for the link. Extended Discussions with an Evolutionary Biologist

TAGGED: EVOLUTION, RICHARD DAWKINS, TV

The Magic of Reality for iPad by Richard Dawkins - trailer

- - YouTube - transworldvideos - 26 September 2011 61 Comments

A note on what this is - i'ts much more than just an "app". I just downloaded it to my iPad and I've finally seen a reason to buy an electronic form of a book. There are lots of interactive...

TAGGED: BOOKS, TECHNOLOGY

Science Saved My Soul.

philhellenes - YouTube - 03 November 2010 78 Comments

Via Atheist Media Blog philhellenes YouTube channel Yes, many of those thinkers to whom I owe my mental freedom were religious, like Newton, a Christian, who believed God made the Earth but...

TAGGED: SCIENCE, SPACE

The Cross Did Not Come Down Because One Atheist Complained

Jason Torpy - Friendly Atheist - 30 November 2011 25 Comments

This is a guest post by Jason Torpy . Jason is the President of the Military Association of Atheists and Freethinkers (MAAF). FOX News Channel recently invited Master Sergeant ...

TAGGED: ESTABLISHMENT CLAUSE, LAW

God Sent Christopher Hitchens to Hell Because He Loved Him

Bryan Fischer - Focal Point - 19 December 2011 268 Comments

[ RichardDawkins.net comment :] Predictably, the death of Christopher Hitchens has resulted in some truly foul responses from certain quarters of the religion of love that is Christianity. ...

TAGGED: CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS, HATE, MORALITY, RELIGION

[UPDATE 17-Jan- YouTube added] The Secret Life of Chaos and Material Girl

Sam Wollaston - guardian.co.uk & BBC video - 15 January 2010 35 Comments

Thanks to Jeremy for the link. http://www.guardian.co.uk/tv-and-radio/2010/jan/15/secret-life-of-chaos Two programmes, one ­heavyweight, one froth, both nicely done. In The Secret Life of Chaos ...

TAGGED: MATH, TV

A Religious Military? Spiritual Fitness Test or Rationality Fitness Test?

Sean Faircloth - RichardDawkins.net - 12 June 2012 28 Comments

Sean Faircloth, speaking at Ft. Bragg, addresses the multimillion dollar "Spirituality Fitness Test" imposed by the U.S. Military. Faircloth is author of Attack of the Theocrats: How the...

TAGGED: ESTABLISHMENT CLAUSE, RELIGION, SEAN FAIRCLOTH

In God We Teach

Vic Losick - -- - 30 May 2012 28 Comments

Are teachers allowed to express their personal opinions in the classroom? Are teachers allowed “academic freedom”? And can competing theories be taught alongside evolution in a public...

TAGGED: EDUCATION, ESTABLISHMENT CLAUSE

Jonathan Haidt: Religion, evolution, and the ecstasy of self-transcendence

- - TED - 20 March 2012 53 Comments

Psychologist Jonathan Haidt asks a simple, but difficult question: why do we search for self-transcendence? Why do we attempt to lose ourselves? In a tour through the science of...

TAGGED: EVOLUTION, MORALITY, TED

Debate: Does the Universe have a purpose?

panel - YouTube - LaCiudaddelasIdeas - 20 November 2010 301 Comments

Thanks to Tim for the link Matt Ridley, Michael Shermer, Richard Dawkins VS Rabbi David Wolpe, William Lane Craig, Douglas Geivett

TAGGED: DEBATE POINTS, PHILOSOPHY