It has been a difficult few days for all of us in the virtual board room of We Are Atheism. To read about mismanagement within our organization was distressing and disheartening, especially when we had to look into the past of someone we hold in high regard for all of her previous efforts to further the Atheist community.
It wasn’t the first time I had delved into the past of We Are Atheism. Several years ago, like Hemant Mehta, I was informed by an individual calling himself Mark Felt about possible corruption within the organization. This was before I was ever involved with We Are...
Name: Dr. Darrel Ray
Location: Bonner Springs, KS
Organization Affiliation: Founder and Chairman of Recovering From Religion
Dr Darrel Ray is the author of two great books that delve into the psychology of deconversion and how religion infects our minds as well as our sex lives.
Dan Dennett talks about purposely-confusing theology and how it’s used. He also describes his new project interviewing clergyman who secretly don’t believe anymore, and introduces a new term: “Deepity.”
Dan Dennett is the author of many excellent books, including “Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon” and “Darwin’s Dangerous Idea”. He is also featured in the video “The Four Horsemen” along with Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris and Christopher Hitchens.
http://www.ted.com Questions of good and evil, right and wrong are commonly thought unanswerable by science. But Sam Harris argues that science can — and should — be an authority on moral issues, shaping human values and setting out what constitutes a good life.
TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. Featured speakers have included Al Gore on climate change, Philippe Starck on design, Jill Bolte Taylor on observing her own stroke,...
In this portion of Current presents Digg Dialogg, Kevin Rose interviews former Vice President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore on whether or not he believes an atheist could be elected President of the United States. For the full interview, check out http://current.com/digg