Atheism Podcast Politics Religion

FFrF Radio: Susan Jacoby & Rita Swan

Podcast Link.March 29, 2008 – Special Guest: Author Susan Jacoby The show starts with excerpts from Richard Dawkin’s television special The Root of All Evil(?)A title Dawkins goes to great lengths to disavow every time the subject comes up. His words? “Religion is the root of a great many evils, but it’s not the root …

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Politics

Mary Ruwart for President

A woman I would be proud to cast a vote for. “Libertarians have been waiting for a candidate who can change the tone of American politics,” says campaign manager R. Lee Wrights. “Dr. Ruwart is that kind of candidate. She’s a unifier and a motivator who can communicate our message of freedom and be heard.” …

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Atheism Humor Philosophy

Richard Dawkins speaks at UT

Instead of a reasonable title, like mine, the Statesman ran with the far more predictable (for Texas) rabble rousing title Atheist author draws impassioned crowd for their article. Leaving open to question just which direction the passions trended. dawkins sold out inquirers were told to stand in line and perhaps there would be tickets. Am …

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ALD Silver Will Move Up, So Get it Back From the Feds

It looks like ALD will indeed move up on March 23rd. $50 an ounce after that date, from $20 an ounce at current prices. I only wish I was in a better financial position so that I could carry more silver across the Move Up. At least we may still be able to get our …

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Philosophy Podcast

Apache Tears – Hardcore History 20

Dan Carlin in his latest Hardcore History talks at length about the Apache Indians. I don’t want to be too critical here, but if the Apache were acting like your average highwayman (OK, super average highwayman) I’m not surprised they were nearly wiped out. You be the judge, go by the site and have a …

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Humor

Opulence: Decaying Decadence?

I’ve seen several advertising campaigns that promote the decadence of this or that luxury item over the years. Decadent jewelry, decadent chocolate; images meant to appeal to the prurient nature in us all, I guess, because I can’t think of a positive reason for buying something marked by decay. The root of decadent is decay; …

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Atheism Podcast Politics Religion

FFrF Radio: Being Good Without God

Podcast Link. March 15, 2008 – Being good without God A lengthy Theocracy Alert this week, with W. acting like the average buffoon that he has come to represent, warning about re-introduction of the fairness doctrine (amongst other things) which Annie Laurie Gaylor lamented loosing. Dan Barker at least made a stab at illustrating the …

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Fandom

Elfquest: Even Real Men Read It.

I’ve been a comic book junkie for as long as I can remember. If I had a nickel for each time I heard “this isn’t a library” while reading comic books at the local grocers, I’d be a rich man (if I’d taken better care of the comic books I did buy, I’d also be …

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