14December2017

CERN director says LHC will find God Particle by end of the year

The Large Hadron Collider is to be switched off at the end of the year to undergo a major upgrade, but scientists hope to have achieved one of the machine’s major goals by the time it does – proving the existence of the so called God [...]

Deirdre Barrett – Supernormal Stimuli | For Good Reason

Deirdre Barrett talks about supernormal stimuli, which are exaggerated versions of natural stimuli to which there are existing instinctual responses. She discusses how our evolved instincts are overwhelmed by technological advances and other [...]

Victor Stenger – The Search for Cosmic Consciousness | For Good Reason

Vic Stenger talks about the limits of science, and whether scientists should be critical of religion and the paranormal, or if such sorts of claims are out of the bounds of science, and therefore beyond criticism. He discusses the academic and [...]

Simon Singh – The Case for Libel Reform | For Good Reason

Simon Singh details recent news regarding the libel case brought against him by the British Chiropractic Association for an article he wrote in the Guardian criticizing chiropractic. He talks about English libel laws, and explains why he says [...]

Paul Provenza – Satiristas | For Good Reason

Paul Provenza, the celebrated comic and critic, talks about his book Satiristas, which focuses on rationalist issues through the lens of transgressive and subversive comedy. He explores the social criticism of the biggest names in comedy, and [...]

Session V: Is There Moral Force to the Identified Victim Bias?

7th Annual Program in Ethics and Health Conference Identified vs Statistical Lives – Ethics and Public Policy Session Chair: Eric Beerbohm Assistant Professor of Government, Harvard University, and Director of Graduate Fellowships, Edmond [...]

Session V Q&A: Is There Moral Force to the Identified Victim Bias?

7th Annual Program in Ethics and Health Conference: Identified vs. Statistical Lives – Ethics and Public Policy Session Chair: Eric Beerbohm Assistant Professor of Government, Harvard University, and Director of Graduate Fellowships, Edmond [...]

Richard Dawkins and Michael Aus discuss The Clergy Project

The Reverend Michael Aus came out as a non-believer on national television on March 25th 2012. Congratulations to Mike on his brave decision, and to the Clergy Project for giving him moral support. For more information about The Clergy Project [...]

Dr. R. Elisabeth Cornwell speaks on The OUT Campaign at the American Atheists Convention 3/25/12

Dr. R. Elisabeth Cornwell, Executive Director at RDFRS, talks about the history of The Out Campaign. For more information see the website, outcampaign.org which is also run by RDFRS http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J1PhqlNDwTs

Sean Faircloth & Richard Dawkins address the American Atheists Convention

Sean Faircloth (Dir. of Strategy & Policy, Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason & Science, US) discusses his new book Attack of the Theocrats: How the Religious Right Harms Us All & What We Can Do About It. richarddawkins.net Richard [...]