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Islam and Science

(Mirrored) Islam is so wonderful and sciency and peaceful.

Rather than answer the points in the video some Muslims choose to attempt censorship. I guess the never heard of the Streisand effect?

Is the Catholic Church a Force for Good in the World?

This is the recent Intelligence Squared Debate which featured Christopher Hitchens and Stephen Fry arguing against the motion and Archbishop John Onaiyekan and Anne Widdencombe MP arguing for.






I am of course biased but I think Hitchens & Fry won easily.

Special Investigation – Atheist Alert

Special Investigation – Atheist Alert

Democralogue – The Blasphemy Debate: In Their Own Words



This is an entry for the Darklight ‘Democracy and Dialogue’ viral video competition 2009.

All of the lines spoken by the actors are direct quotes from the politicians involved in the blasphemy debate, going back to Eamon DeValera in 1937.

Written, Directed, Edited and Narrated by: Baz Grant
Yvonne Usher as: David Norriss, Ciaran Cuffe,
Angelica Grant as: Dermot Ahern, Micheal Martin, Charles J Haughey, Eamon DeValera
Sound by: Fuzzy Dunlop

All footage, stills, sound effects and music are from the public domain.

Scams, Sasquatch, and the Supernatural

I recently heard Brian Brushwood interviewed on the Skeptics Guide. This is the full video of the lecture he discusses in the interview, enjoy.

You can also see more of his videos here.

Blasphemy is a Victimless Crime

Video from last night’s meeting in Limerick. Thanks to limerickblogger.ie for filming this.

Vodpod videos no longer available.

more about “Blasphemy is a Victimless Crime“, posted with vodpod

Ruairi Quinn speaking on the Ryan Report


Open-mindedness

This issue came up at our meeting  yesterday and Louis suggested this video.  Thanks Louis.

At Last, it All Makes Sense Now.

James Randi Speaks – Who Gets the Credit

I’ve been meaning to post about the religious response to the successful crash landing of the commercial jet on the Hudson river since it happened, but it seems that James Randi has beat me to it. If you’re just here for the straight-talk – skip to the 2 minute mark.