Sunday, August 19, 2007
This article by Christopher Hitchens recounts his long and event filled tour debating and discussing religious superstition in the states. Plenty of behind the scenes remarks that will make you laugh.
June 10, Washington, D.C.: It's been weeks on the road, and after a grueling swing through Canada I am finally home. I tell the wife and daughter that's it: no more god talk for a bit—let's get lunch at the fashionable Café Milano, in Georgetown. Signor Franco leads us to a nice table outside and I sit down—right next to the Archbishop of Canterbury. O.K., then, this must have been meant to happen. I lean over. "My Lord Archbishop? It's Christopher Hitchens." "Good gracious," he responds, gesturing at his guest—"we were just discussing your book."
Saturday, August 18, 2007
Wednesday, August 15, 2007
Sunday, August 12, 2007
Friday, August 10, 2007
Sunday, August 05, 2007
The medium who found Dawkins's father on the far side-
Saturday, August 04, 2007
Thursday, August 02, 2007
The most brilliant of the most brilliant, Steven Weinberg. My favorite interview. "I sometimes think that Americans believe in religion much more than Europeans do..they don't believe in *god* much more than Europeans do".
"Science is corrisive to religious believe, and it's a good thing too."