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Religulous, The Epitome of Pseudo Intellectualism

Excessive sarcasm, rudeness, and pseudo intellectualism pervade the new documentary Religulous with Bill Maher.  I watched his movie tonight, and it was very, very powerful.  Master propaganda.  Blows Ben Stein’s movie out of the water in terms of its cinematic rhetorical punch.  

I’m very bothered by this movie.  I will blog about it over the next few days (weeks?).  The “big idea” of the documentary is this: Religions make up stories to answer questions that we don’t have answers to, and then they all become corrupt and destructive to everything good (i.e. to make religion look stupid and ethically outrageous).  For a taste of Bill Maher …

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