So … we’ve had some technical difficulties with the Wakefield podcast. I’m not sure who’s responsible, gremlins, demons, or angels, but the file was corrupted and appears to be unrecoverable. So we’re going to have to record it again, Matt willing. To fill the gap, we have a podcast we recorded a few weeks ago about a recent Christopher Hitchens debate.
I’m a big fan of Hitchens, especially when he’s drunk (which is most of the time). Hitchens has been debating religionists ever since he went on a book tour promoting “God Is Not Great.” One of the more recent debates was against Frank Turek, author of yet another book about “proofs” for the existence of God, and who apparently holds a doctorate in Christian Apologetics (they’ll give out phD’s for just about anything these days). Hitchens, as usual, was pretty hammered and didn’t adequately respond to a few of Turek’s assertions. So we thought we’d help Hitchens out while he sobers up and take on a few of these assertions ourselves.Read More