Monthly Archives: August 2005

Show 138: Andrew Cohen

Andrew Cohen on What is Enlightenment? Who’s Enlightenment? According to the publishers of What is Enlightenment magazine, the enlightenment movement is about “finding new ways to think and new answers to the difficult questions that are the challenge of our … Continue reading

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Show 137: Hector Avalos

Hector Avalos on Fighting Words: The Origins of Religious Violence People who represent the religious Left – such as Jim Wallis of Sojourners, and Michael Lerner of Tikkun – have advocated for what they feel are the inherently progressive teachings … Continue reading

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Show 136: Erik J. Wielenberg

Erik J. Wielenberg on Value and Virtue in a Godless Universe Suppose there is no God.  This supposition implies that human life is meaningless, that there are no moral obligations and hence people can do whatever they want, and that … Continue reading

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Show 135: David Gerrold

David Gerrold on Star Trek, Science Fiction, and Secular Humanism “Individual science fiction stories may seem as trivial as ever to the blinder critics and philosophers of today – but the core of science fiction, its essence, has become crucial … Continue reading

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