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I maintain there is much more wonder in science than in pseudoscience. And in addition, to whatever measure this term has any meaning, science has the additional virtue, and it is not an inconsiderable one, of being true. - Carl Sagan

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May 2, 2015 |

How Is Violence Against Women Different From Violence In General?

Violence against women worldwide is a top-of-mind focus for many in today’s societies. Every day we hear of...

April 7, 2015 |

Bigotry and the Current Trend of Entitlement

The topic of bigotry is top-of-mind for many people right now. It’s showing up in many forms, from bigotry...

April 2, 2015 |

Thoughts on Violence, Entitlement and Privilege

Inclusiveness is great. It helps to bring together people who may otherwise be separated by ideals, situations or...

March 21, 2015 |

It’s Not About Women. It’s All About Men.

Last week, a 17 year old girl was stabbed to death in broad daylight less than a kilometer from her home. She was...

March 9, 2015 |

The Red Pill Of Victimhood

It seems to me that there is a tendency within people who are in privileged positions to vehemently cry foul when...

February 13, 2015 |

MRAs, White Ribbon, Dr Ahmed and Clementine Ford

The recent advances in the addressing of domestic abuse and violence by both men and women has been heartening,...

September 23, 2014 |

Emma Watson Calls For Gender Equality – Receives Threats

Emma Watson attends the UN Women’s “HeForShe”After Party. Photo: Jim...

August 23, 2014 |

Birth, Death, and Other Trivialities

  Religions worldwide primarily concern themselves with an attempt to answer 2 questions: 1. Where did we...

July 29, 2014 |

4 Questions For An Atheist

Later this week I have been asked by Deakin University to sit for an interview for them to use as content for...

July 24, 2014 |

The Volcano

  Imagine standing on the edge of a 200 metre precipice of sandy black ash and rock, looking down...

June 25, 2014 |

The Strange Case Of The Honour Killing Debate

  The Festival of Dangerous Ideas is not your run-of-the-mill festival. In its 6th year, the idea of the...

May 17, 2014 |

Fruit as a Sexual Metaphor in Religious Writings

  In my previous post, “Why Are Religions Obsessed With Sex?” I raised the idea that the fruit...

May 12, 2014 |

Why are Religions Obsessed With Sex?

  If a person were to read a religious text such as the bible or Qur’an with no preconception of what...

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In Conversation With

“In Conversation With” (formerly “The Prominent People Project”) is a series of interviews (kicking off on October 10, 2010)  with a selection of prominent figures in humanism, atheism, science and critical thinking. Most of these will be in the form of written interviews, but who knows? I might, down the track, do some video or audio interviews too. This will be dependent on how these interviews are received by my readers.

So stay tuned!

The first interview will be published on Atheist Climber Blog’s first birthday, October 10, 2010. So come celebrate with me, and feed your brain with the words of some great thinkers.

Interview with Greydon Square October 2010
Interview with Stephanie (Lovingdoubt) October 2010
Interview with Dr Eugenie C Scott October 2010
Interview with PZ Myers November 2010
Interview with Lawrence Krauss November 2010 (Audio podcast and download)
Interview with Rebecca Watson and Brian Dunning December 2010 (Audio podcast and download)
Interview with Kylie Sturgess (Podblack) February 2011
Interview with Dan Barker February 2011 (Audio podcast and download)
Interview with Laci Green (GoGreen18) March 2011 (Audio podcast and download)
Interview with author Tim Hawken April 2011 (Audio podcast and download)
Interview with author CJ Werleman August 2011 (Audio podcast and download)
Interview with Dr Michael Shermer September 2011 (Audio podcast and download)
Interview with Mr Oz Atheist January 2013 (Audio podcast and download)
Interview with Shelley Segal and MrOzAtheist June 2013 (Audio podcast and download)

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