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Radio Freethinker Episode 203 – Who Killed JC Edition

Posted by Don McLenaghen on March 19, 2013

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This week:
– Who killed JC?,
– What are the Ides and are they only in March?,
– Faith and Crime,

– New Pope with baggageand
– Atheist Discrimination vs Religious Freedom

Download the episode here!

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Who killed JC?

hre0009lWe all probably have heard the quote “BE WARE THE IDES OF MARCH” and the ensuing assassination of Julius Caesar (JC). Was Brutus the real killer or was he a patsy for a deeper conspiracy…listen and find out.

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What are the Ides and are they only in March?

enan337lWe have heard about the Ides….but what the heck are they? Don gives a history lesson about who the Romans tell time during the month.

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Faith and Crime

rcln381lDon reviews new research that shows how active criminals use theology to enable/excuse/validate their criminal activities

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New Pope with baggage

dewar cartoon march 17 2013 col.jpgThe Catholic Church has a new Pope, who is he? Does he come with come darker baggage? Is he the right person to rescue the church form its current troubles. Poster Pope or A Pope on a Poster?

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Atheist Discrimination vs Religious Freedom

religious-freedom-cartoonThe UN so far has resisted appeals from atheist and non-believers to be identified in the UN charter of rights as a group that is specifically targeted for discrimination and persecuted because of their non-belief.

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Skeptical Highlights:

Priorities for the Second Obama Administration

U.S. consul general Anne Callaghan gives the next lecture in the Diplomatic Circle series where she gives the unfiltered (but always slanted) position of Obama and the USA administration. Take with a grain of salt, but straight for the horses as…er, mouth.

When: March 20, 2013 @ 4:30

Where: Fairleigh Dickinson University, 842 Cambie, Vancouver

Cost: Free

Harper Monologue: The Politics of Hate and Fear

Rage Resist Rebel presents a dramatic performance linking a fierce artistic critique of Harper’s policies to a clear reminder of the power of resistance. Cosponsored by the SFU Women’s Centre and SFU’s Out on Campus.

When: March 21, 2013 @ 7:30

Where: SFU Harbour Centre, Vancouver

Cost: by donation

International Socialist Conference: Ideas to Change the World

Discuss alternatives to the current system, the ongoing Egyptian revolution, and Canada’s Idle No More movement.

When: March 23, 2013 @ 11:30

Where: Langara College, Vancouver

Cost: Free

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