Pseudo-Skeptics vs. Charlatans = Smug Men vs. Straw Men

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Pseudo-Skeptics vs. Charlatans = Smug Men vs. Straw Men

Unread postby davesmith_au » Mon Oct 13, 2008 3:26 am

October 13, 2008 ~ Michael Goodspeed

As anyone who has read my essays is probably aware, I am not the world's greatest fan of institutionalized religion. Nevertheless, I was not overly thrilled when I heard of Bill Maher's new movie "Religulous," an acerbic, deliberately "offensive" documentary/exposé on the world's religious institutions, and their billions of devotees. I have not seen the movie, so I can't condemn it a priori (and this essay is not intended as a critique of the film). But based on Maher's own comments throughout his comedic career, I can't imagine that "Religulous" will do much good. ... [More...]
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