“Our time is burdened under the cumulative weight of successive debunkings of our conceits…. We live in The Cosmic Boondocks.”
The Cosmic Boondocks is the podcast from Nirmukta Radio, promoting science, freethought and humanistic values in India.
After the unfortunate death of Ajita Kamal,the SENHS were stalled for some time.
Starting this Saturday, we would be hosting closed hangouts every odd saturday and
open hangouts every even Saturday here.
The time would be around 9-11 pm IST
The open hangouts would be live-streamed at the facebook pages(1,2) , the blog and the channel .
And closed hangouts would be recorded,edited and composed to a podcast.
To be a part of the closed hangouts send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org (If you prefer, your details will be maintained confidential) with the body of the message containing Brief introduction, Key area of expertise, Other areas/related fields of interest and Time-zone(in case not IST).
Your suggestions for topics of discussions are most invited.
Topic for the meet on 18th was “how religion infects our lives and culture”
Guest was Darrel Ray
Darrel Ray (born 1950) is a writer and speaker on leadership and organizational development and author of two books on the topic. He is the author of the book The God Virus: How Religion Affects Our Lives and Culture and Sex & God: How Religion Distorts Sexuality . Ray is founder of the organization Recovering Religionists, a national self-help group for those leaving their religious indoctrination. In May 2011, he published the survey Sex and Secularism: What Happens When You Leave Religion?
Music for this episode
Rising Legends, by Epic Soul Factory
Linear System, by Grendjohn
Bust This Bust That, by Professor Klig
Earth, by David Schombert