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Category Archive: lectures

Jan 03 2011

Mechanisms of Religious Evil (Lecture)

We haven’t had a show since before the holidays, so maybe everyone’s ready for a little dose of video atheism. I gave this lecture Sunday as part of the Atheist Community of Austin Lecture Series. In the lecture, I explore what religious evil is, where it comes from, and how it can be mitigated. Please …

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Jan 25 2010

Fred Edwords: Sailing the Rising Tide of Reason

Since some people may be missing The Atheist Experience this week, I’m posting the video from a recent ACA Lecture Series lecture. Fred Edwords from the United Coalition of Reason on “Sailing the Rising Tide of Reason”. Over the past few years, with the rise of the “New Atheism,” interest in Freethought and humanism is …

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Sep 24 2009

E. J. Dionne report

As promised, I attended a lecture by E. J. Dionne, Washington Post columnist, at a Baptist church tonight. Dionne was there under the auspices of the Texas Freedom Network, promoting his new book, Souled Out: Reclaiming Faith and Politics after the Religious Right. Here’s what the incredibly gaudy church background looked like. Everything Else Atheist …

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Jan 26 2009

Smackdown of a creationist lecture

The Everything Else Atheist (disclosure: friend of mine, loyal AE viewer, and newbie blogger) just spent an evening tormenting herself by attending a lecture by “Director of Christian Apologetics” Craig J. Hazen. The talk turned out to be as awful as you could hope, but it wasn’t a total loss, as we get to enjoy …

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Oct 14 2008

Fixed video on atheist evangelism

I repaired the earlier post with the video, but I figured I might as well repost it. This is the full 82 minute version.

Oct 08 2008

How atheists can be effective evangelists

Unfortunately the video of my lecture is cut off after 27 minutes, when it went on more than twice that long. I’m currently checking to see if we can correct that. The official lecture page is on the ACA site, and you can download my slide presentation from there. Update: the full 82 minute video …

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