Saturday, April 19, 2014

A Manual for Creating Atheists - Peter Boghossian (Audiobook)

Peter Boghossian’s A Manual for Creating Atheists is the perfect companion to Richard Dawkins’ The God Delusion. They should be bundled like an atheist software package to reprogram minds into employing reason instead of faith, science instead of superstition.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (Episode 6)

We live on one level of existence, but there are others. These hidden dimensions of reality are everywhere. Far away, across the light years. Beneath our feet. And even inside you.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (Episode 5)

The age and size of the cosmos are written in light. The nature of beauty and the substance of the stars, the laws of space and time, they were there all along, but we never saw them until we devised a more powerful way of seeing.

Monday, March 31, 2014

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Proving History: Bayes's Theorem and the Quest for the Historical Jesus - Richard Carrier (Audiobook + Ebook)

Anyone with an interest in historical methods, how historical knowledge can be justified, new applications of Bayes’s Theorem, or the study of the historical Jesus will find this book to be essential reading.Almost all experts agree that the Jesus of the Bible is a composite of myth, legend, and some historical evidence. So what can we know about the real Jesus?

Monday, March 24, 2014

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (Episode 3)

Best thing we had going for us was our intelligence, especially our gift for pattern recognition, sharpened over eons of evolution. The ones who were good at spotting prey and predator, telling poisonous plants from the nourishing ones, they had a better chance to live and reproduce. We're especially good at finding patterns, even when they aren't really there something known as "false pattern recognition."

Monday, March 17, 2014

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (Episode 2)

In the second episode of new COSMOS, Neil deGrasse Tyson sets out to explore the evolution of life on the Earth.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Saturday, March 8, 2014

God Bless America: Strange and Unusual Religious Beliefs and Practices in the United States - Karen Stollznow (Audiobook)

"One of the commonest questions I am asked is what makes America so religious. Karen Stollznow's book will become an essential resource for answering it." 
Richard Dawkins

God Bless America lifts the veil on strange and unusual religious beliefs and practices in the modern-day United States. Do Satanists really sacrifice babies? What happens during exorcism? Are the Amish allowed to drive cars and use computers?

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