Monthly Archives: December 2007

Show 246: Naturalistic Christmas Special

Long, long before anyone ever heard of Jesus, people all over the world knew that this time of year was special. The winter solstice is a completely natural event, which is loaded with significance, both symbolic and real. On Christmas … Continue reading

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Show 245: “Was Jesus Left Behind?” w/ Dr. Robert M. Price

As Christmas approaches, and the religious Right try to force everyone to say “Merry Christmas,” and mean it, the rest of us may want to know why they protest so much. What is the relationship between the religious Right, the … Continue reading

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Show 244: Having a Merry Naturalistic Christmas

No matter how secular or naturalistic you are it’s impossible not to notice that Christmas time is here. To avoid getting a whiff of Douglas Fur should atheists, agnostics, and other non-believers hold their breath until mid January when the … Continue reading

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Show 243: Leonard Wheat – Against Religious Superstition: Philip Pullman’s “His Dark Materials”

Friday, The Golden Compass opens in theaters nation wide. Whatever critics may say about this new children’s fantasy trilogy, the die has already been cast. According to Christian activist groups, Golden Compass is a direct affront to Christianity and indeed … Continue reading

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Show 242: George Victor – The Pearl Harbor Myth: Rethinking the Unthinkable

December 7th, 2007 marks the 66th anniversary of Pearl Harbor. As recent as 2006, on official government websites including WhiteHouse.gov., some historians and patriots still talk about the events of December 7th 1941 as a surprise attack by the Japanese. … Continue reading

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