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Matt Dillahunty

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Name: Matt Dillahunty
Date registered: September 28, 2011
URL: http://www.atheist-experience.com

Biography

President, Atheist Community of Austin Host of The Atheist Experience / The Non-Prophets Lecturer (Secular Student Alliance - Speakers Bureau)

Latest posts

  1. Don’t be a Dick – new from Jezebel! — July 18, 2013
  2. You really, really, really don’t want to read this. — April 26, 2013
  3. Answering Justice Scalia — December 12, 2012
  4. Feedback from Sunday’s show… — October 9, 2012
  5. An open letter to Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa — September 6, 2012

Most commented posts

  1. Answering Justice Scalia — 386 comments
  2. The Source of Human Morality debate videos — 279 comments
  3. Open thread on episode #695 — 255 comments
  4. Don’t be a Dick – new from Jezebel! — 248 comments
  5. My God is an awesome God a whiny little bitch — 226 comments

Author's posts listings

Mar 09 2012

The “Nation Under God” debate video is here

  I’ve avoided doing much commenting on this and I’ll continue to, so that I don’t poison the responses I get back. That said, I generally enjoyed it and hope others will, as well. There’s always room for improvement…

Jan 18 2012

Atheism 2.0 is buggy…

Several people sent me this link, via Twitter, Facebook and E-mail. Feel free to take 20 minutes and watch this TED talk. (Irrespective of your views on this video, I highly recommend digging through other TED talks – there’s some amazing content there.) Alain de Botton – Atheism 2.0 TED talk I’ve watched the video …

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Dec 01 2011

Skepticon 4 videos are posted…

I wasn’t able to attend this year’s Skepticon (or the 3 that preceded it), but I have a very strong suspicion that I’ll be at SK5. I do, though, enjoy seeing what I’ve missed. I’ve had the great fortune of meeting and spending time with many of the speakers at other events and I love …

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Nov 30 2011

The one (of many) where I’m threatened with Hell…

“Matt I heard you talk about your wedding night and how beautiful it was around 11/6 show.  How the stars were beautiful and a pretty clear evening.   And how the prayers of others to stop the hurricane did not prevail.  I have only watched about 30 mins of your show but I’m sure you spend a …

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Nov 14 2011

Details for Matt’s Debate in Georgia!

From the event host: Wednesday, November 16th, 7PM – Meet and greet: 1381 Longview Drive, Gainesville, GA 30501 (this is debate host’s home-some food and drink will be provided but feel free to bring more to share-ALL are invited) Thursday Nov 17 7PM EST - Debate: FREE and Open to the public! Donations requested to support …

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Nov 04 2011

Recovering from Religion has a new Executive Director!

I’ve fallen behind on e-mail, (I was busy getting married) and so I’m late to the party on this. I’ll post the press release below the jump, but let me just take a moment to talk about how important this group is. Some of us have had an easy time freeing ourselves from religion and …

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Nov 03 2011

I’m debating in Georgia – Nov. 17th

The debate will be live-streamed at: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/humanist Here’s part of the press release: GOOD WITHOUT GOD? LIVE DEBATE. Matt Dillahunty from The Atheist Experience To debate Mark Allison from Covenant Connections Church The South is full of people who believe that to be good you must have God. The Gainesville State College Secular Student Alliance …

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Nov 01 2011

Miscellaneous Wedding Thoughts

I’ve got a lot of stuff to catch up on (including real work), but I wanted to take a few minutes to post some thoughts about our wedding.

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Oct 31 2011

Wedding Transcript

The Magic Sandwich Show did their very best to live-stream the show. (Thanks Aron, Judy and DPR Jones!) Unfortunately, there were various audio problems (my fault, not Aron’s) and while there’s video posted and some people were able to watch it live, it’s virtually impossible to make out what was said – so we’re posting …

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Oct 12 2011

Atheists as Vulcans without Machismo? An e-mail exchange…

I recently received the following e-mail query: What do you think about the fringe criticisms against atheism that talk about the setbacks of overly concrete/logical thinking and a lack of abstract, emotional capacity commonly associated with atheists? They criticize atheists (especially Dawkins and people like Dawkins) for being dull, unpleasant, lacking machismo and being unappealing …

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