Monthly Archives: August 2011

Errol Morris makes fantastic documentaries…and is infinitely interesting

Turns out Errol Morris makes fantastic documentaries…and is just so weirdly interesting. I first heard about Morris only obscurely through my obsession with¬†Werner Herzog¬†(possibly the only person I profess to be a personal hero of mine). While making his first … Continue reading

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Jonestown

Just watched this really great PBS documentary about the Jonestown massacre (which is where the footage for the great music video by the band Cults comes from, above). I strongly suggest everyone check it out (google video). One of the … Continue reading

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Marjoe – Evangelical Priest who Lost His Faith, then Revealed the Tricks of the Trade

I’m currently reading Breaking the Spell, a novel by Daniel Dennett about the scientific analysis of religion. I’m on the 6th chapter, and just came upon a line that read: Every priest and minister, every imam and rabbi, every guru … Continue reading

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