All Blog Posts Tagged 'Michael' (7)

Think Inc Conference Special

Yesterday I had the pleasure of attending the Think Inc conference in Melbourne Australia, the inaugural event, and one that showed much promise with a line-up of speakers which included Professor Tim Flannery, YouTube sensation Christina Rad, activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali (appearing via Skype), poet Shane Koyczan, Professor Neil Degrasse Tyseon, Professor Michael Shermer and political commentator Christopher Hitchens (also intended to appear via Skype).

Unfortunately Christopher Hitchens…

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Added by Martin Pribble on September 19, 2011 at 12:34am — 1 Comment

SHAME ON YOU MICHAEL MOORE

KAHLILI: Michael Moore, rethink your trip to Iran

Filmmaker fixates on anti-Americanism while ignoring mullah massacres

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Added by Sassan K. on September 6, 2011 at 3:00am — 47 Comments

"Resisting the Green Dragon"

I found this video while sorting through my G+ stream yesterday, and found it too alarming to not blog on the subject. This is surely enough to get your hackles up, and it should concern not only atheists, agnostics and skeptics, but every thinking human on the planet. This is surely going to be of concern in the future.



The video opens with this statement:

"In what has become one of the greatest deceptions of our day, radical environmentalism…

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Added by Martin Pribble on July 18, 2011 at 8:40pm — No Comments

Your Truths, Our Facts

To paraphrase Michael Specter in a TED talk, "You are entitled to your own truths, but you aren't entitled to your own facts." This is a poignant message and one that deserves further exploration.



(Edit: the actual quote, as pointed out in comments on my blog was “...And listen, everyone’s entitled to their… Continue

Added by Martin Pribble on June 21, 2011 at 2:30am — 1 Comment

"Michael Shermer: The pattern behind self-deception from TED 2010" a commentary from Atheist Climber blog

from Atheist Climber blog



...or "My Mind is Playing Tricks on Me."



There is more information in the world around us at any given moment than we realise. To prove my point, just stop for a moment. Have a look around you. What can you see? What can you hear? What can you smell, feel or taste? Start writing down everything. Yes… Continue

Added by Martin Pribble on July 1, 2010 at 10:29pm — No Comments

Here are 13 problems with the current health care bills (with my personal thoughts)

My thoughts on Michael Moore's diary:



1. No cost controls on insurance companies. The coming sharp increases in premiums, deductibles, co-pays, co-insurance, etc. will quickly outpace any projected protections from caps on out-of-pocket costs.



WTF



2. Insurance companies will continue to be able to use marketing… Continue

Added by Sophie on September 29, 2009 at 11:30pm — 3 Comments

Psychics contact the ghost of Michael Jackson

This is my latest short Examiner article. Here's an excerpt: "'Psychics' claim to have contacted Michael Jackson’s ghost . . .who should have told them to Beat It! Should have seen this one coming. It was only a matter of time before the celebrity “psychics” exploited the death of such this major celebrity." To read the rest, click here.

Added by Michael Rosch on July 21, 2009 at 2:43pm — 1 Comment

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