Monday, December 1, 2014

Wanderers - A realistic sci-fi short film

A mesmerizing and beautiful sci-fi short film by digital artist Erik Wernquist, narrated by Carl Sagan (from his book The Pale Blue Dot).

Monday, November 10, 2014

Sex & God: How Religion Distorts Sexuality - Darrel W. Ray

From the author of The God Virus

Why are all the major religions consumed with sex? What makes sex so important whether Buddhism or Islam, Christianity or Mormonism? What is the impact of religion on human sexuality. This book explores this and more. It ventures into territory that has never been examined. You will be surprised at how much religion has influenced your sexuality, who you marry, the pleasure you get or don't get from sex and what you can do about it. Amazon

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Lawrence Krauss Says Religion Could Be Gone in a Generation

According to theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss a large portion of religion could be gone away in a single generation.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

PBS - Your Inner Fish

In this three-part series evolutionary biologist and the author of the best-selling book Your Inner Fish, Neil Shubin reveals the story of life on Earth hidden within in our bodies. From the badlands of Ethiopia to the shores of Nova Scotia, he searches for clues that lie bruied in rock and searches for answers written in our DNA.

Monday, October 27, 2014

God or Godless?: One Atheist. One Christian. Twenty Controversial Questions - John Loftus, Randal Rause

In this unique book, atheist John Loftus and theist Randal Rauser engage in twenty short debates that consider Christianity, the existence of God, and unbelief from a variety of angles. Each concise debate centers on a proposition to be resolved, with either John or Randal arguing in the affirmative and the opponent the negative, and can be read in short bits or big bites. This is the perfect book for Christians and their atheist or agnostic friends to read together, and encourages honest, open, and candid debate on the most important issues of life and faith. Amazon

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The Skeptic's Annotated Bible - Steve Wells

"This volume belongs in every thinking person's library—and in every hotel room in America."
Sam Harris

"A stunning achievement."
Michael Shermer

"I've been waiting for this book for my entire life!"
—Julia Sweeney, author and performer of Letting Go of God

The first and only complete Bible for non-believers by the creator of the website

Monday, October 13, 2014

Real Time with Bill Maher - Sam Harris, Ben Affleck and Bill Maher Debate Radical Islam

While arguing over Islam, Ben Affleck shows a hostile attitude towards Bill Maher and Sam Harris and calls their statements "gross", "racist", "ugly".

Friday, October 10, 2014

Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion - Sam Harris (Audiobook + E-book)

From multiple New York Times bestselling author, neuroscientist, and "new atheist" Sam Harris, Waking Up is for the 30 percent of Americans who follow no religion, but who suspect that Jesus, Buddha, Lao Tzu, Rumi, and the other saints and sages of history could not have all been epileptics, schizophrenics, or frauds. Throughout the book, Harris argues that there are important truths to be found in the experiences of such contemplatives—and, therefore, that there is more to understanding reality than science and secular culture generally allow.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Why We Believe in God(s): A Concise Guide to the Science of Faith - J. Anderson Thomson with Clare Aukofer

"Andy Thomson, with Clare Aukofer, has written a wonderfully concise introduction to our growing scientific understanding of religion. If you would like to learn, in the span of an hour, why we have every reason to believe that God is man-made—this is the book to read."
Sam Harris

In this groundbreaking volume, J. Anderson Thomson, Jr., MD, with Clare Aukofer, offers a succinct yet comprehensive study of how and why the human mind generates religious belief.

Monday, September 1, 2014

Imagine There's No Heaven: How Atheism Helped Create the Modern World - Mitchell Stephens

"As Mitchell Stephens reveals in this gripping narrative history of atheism, many brave souls have come out of the atheist closet over the centuries to challenge the religious dogma of their day, and many paid the ultimate price for so doing. We all stand on the shoulders of these giants so artfully brought to life—along with their ideas—in this important contribution to the burgeoning literature on unbelief."
Michael Shermer

The historical achievements of religious belief have been large and well chronicled.  But what about  the accomplishments  of those  who have challenged religion? Traveling from classical Greece to twenty-first century America, Imagine There’s No Heaven explores the role of disbelief in shaping Western civilization.

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