Radio Freethinker

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Show notes for Episode 116

Posted by Ethan Clow on May 24, 2011

Radio Freethinker Episode 116 – Anti Vax Lecture in Vancouver, Obama and Israel, Interview with Christopher DiCarlo and Nate Phelps

Chris DiCarlo and Nate Phelps. Photo by Fred Bremmer

Download the episode here!

Song: Why Can’t we be Friends by War

Skeptical News:

Anti-Vax lecture in Vancouver (see blog post “Declare Your Agenda!

Obama and Israel, see here


Christopher DiCarlo

-Philosopher of Science and Ethics

-Adviser to CFI Canada

Nate Phelps

-Son of Fred Phelps of the Westboro Baptist Church

-Executive Director of CFI Calgary

Skeptical Highlights:

– Stop Imperialist War & Occupation – organized by Mobilization Against War & Occupation

They are protesting the occupation, as they see it, of Afghanastan, Iraq, Palistine and Haiti as well as calling for the end of aggressive bombing in Libya.

They are rather radical in their views but a welcome counter view to the pablum we tend to get from the mass corporate media. But as always be skeptical of all points of views.

2pm on Sat May 28 @ Vancouver Art Gallery

– Is torture an appropriate tool to protect society? Presented by the Philosophers Cafe.

Should torture be reinstated as both a public policy and as an investigative tool by democracies and dictatorships alike to maintain social order? Should this trickle down for use by parents and teachers?

Zahid Makhdoom speaks and writes extensively on the issues of justice, peace and human rights and is currently engaged as a humble public servant.

7:30 on Monday May 30 @ Waves Coffee House 1858 Commercial Drive @ 3rd Ave

Admission $5

Skeptics in the Pub Richmond – Thursday May 26th at 7:30pm in Legends Pub – see Facebook Event here.

Support Damon Fowler (See blog post on his situation here)  Also see The Friendly Atheist to donate to the scholarship fund for Damon.


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