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

New threads (topics) in the Thunderblogs/Multimedia forum are only to be initiated by Forum Administrators. This is the place for users to comment on or discuss aspects of any individual Thunderblog or Thunderbolts multimedia post.

Moderators: bboyer, MGmirkin

User avatar
Site Admin
Posts: 840
Joined: Thu Mar 13, 2008 7:29 pm
Location: Adelaide, the great land of Oz

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

Unread post by 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...]
"Those who fail to think outside the square will always be confined within it" - Dave Smith 2007
Please visit PlasmaResources
Please visit Thunderblogs
Please visit ColumbiaDisaster


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests