Science as Truth: 10″. Why it’s global, testable, consistent, logical, and only verifiable evidence survives.
Scientific Method: Science writer Peter Hadfield #10. 9″. How science really works.
Scientific Method: Discovering Religion #5. 8″. Scientific “theory” and what it means.
Suppressing Science: Discovering Religion #15. 10″. How science has been suppressed by religion.
Science and Anomalies: Concordance. 10″. Testing observed anomalies with science, not the supernatural.
Note: The “Discovering Religion” website should not be confused with the creationist “Discovery Institute”.
Evolution: The science of how all life evolved on Earth.
Evolution-1 Psychologist, QualiaSoup. 11″. A solid overview of evolution — well written and presented.
Evolution-2 Science writer Peter hadfield #6. 8.30″. “Natural Selection”. How lifeforms evolve.
Evolution-3 Science writer Peter hadfield #7. 7″. “Theory” of Evolution, “scientific” explanation, not an “idea”
Evolution-4 Chris Schneider, Biologist. 7″. Overview and examples of ‘natural selection’.
Evolution-5 BBC “Missing Link” 43″. Discovering the transitional form from fish to land animal.
Evolution-6 Science writer Peter Hadfield #3. 10″. “The Origins of Life”.
Evolution-7 Discovering Religion. 10″. Why evolution is fact, and not God made.
Human Evolution: Scientific evidence of HE, with other primates, over 7 millions years.
Human Evolution-1 Smithsonian Museum: short 4″ overview, HE over 2 million years.
Human Evolution-2 Dr Donald Johanson 9″. “Evolution — becoming Human”.
Human Evolution-3 The Fossil Record — full table of HE. Timeline, images, discovery details.
Human Evolution-4 BestOfScience. 7″. Fusion of chromosome #2, evidence of HE from primates.
Human Evolution-5 BBC Doco 49″. Discovery of “flat-faced man”. Now at least TWO bipedal lines.
Human Evolution-6 Science writer Peter Hadfield #8. 10″. Primates (re chromosome #2) to H sapiens.
Human Evolution-7 Science writer Peter Hadfield #9. 9″. Our DNA links back to early African H sapiens.
Human Evolution-8 UKTV History 46″. HE, the development of speech, the key to modern humans.
Human Evolution-9 BBC “Origins of Us” 59″. Dr Alice Roberts. Compares early hominids to H sapiens.
Human Evolution-10 Dr Richard Leaky and Dr Donald Johanson. In depth 1′ 28″ on “Why HE Matters”.
Religion — Generally: Why religion in the 21st century needs to be challenged.
Are Christians Delusional? Dr Richard Carrier. 45″. Carrier is a philosopher and historian — a brilliant presentation which deconstructs the entire Christian argument. It’s based on his book “The Christian Delusion“, with various other experts researching every aspect of Christianity. Skip first 4” — not related to his talk.
Religion is Man Made Christian Hitchens. 3″. God ignores humans for 150,000 years for manifesting.
The Lack of Belief in Gods 10″. Analysis of some basic questions about “belief”. QualiaSoup.
The Burden of Proof 11″. Why people of faith must take responsibility. QualiaSoup.
Free Will: 16″. Discovering Religion #21; how religion subverts freedom and free will, and creates fear.
“Religulous“ 1′ 40″. Challenging the central questions of religion with humour; US comedian Bill Maher.
Religion — the Bad Parent TheraminTrees. 10″. The ‘proselytise’ on a train. What parents teach kids.
The Faith Cake 8″. Analysis of the differences in ‘belief’ of religion and science. QualiaSoup.
Dragon in my Garage C0c0rdance science. 4″. The Carl Sagan’s argument against the existence of God.
Putting Faith in its Place 10″. Overview of how religion is communicated to an unsuspecting public.
Why we Believe in God(s) 1′ 48″. Forensic psychiatrist Dr Andy Thomson profiles is analysis of religion.
Zeitgeist Movie Peter Joseph’s film. Only part 1 is relevant to religion, starting from the 13″ mark.
Creationism + ID + IC: Problems with Religious Fundamentalism:
Creationist Beliefs: Discovering Religion #2. 10″. Why they belief, and how they deny science.
Creationist Myths: Discovering Religion #4. 2 x 8″. How they get it wrong. Young Earth, Noah, galaxies.
Creationist Denials: Science writer Peter Hadfield. 6″. Why scientific evidence is “consistent”.
Teaching Children Creationism is Child Abuse: 3″. Dr Lawrence Krauss; cosmologist, physicist.
Top Creationist myths debunked 8″. Some of the amusing arguments creationists still use.
Creationism debunked: Science writer Peter Hadfield #11. 9″. Popular creationist myths exposed.
The Collapse of Intelligent Design a 1-hour presentation by Dr Kenneth Miller.
Reason and Creationism a 37″ presentation by Dr Eugenie Scott.
Inside Creationism’s Trojan Horse 67″. Dr Barbara Forrest explains the Dove High School trial.
Morality + Atheist Ethics: Debunking centuries of myth.
Science can answer moral questions: Sam Harris author, philosopher, neuroscientist, CEO of Project Reason
Biblical Morality: Discovering Religion #18. 12″. Examines the flaws of Christian morality and the bible.
Morality 1: Good without God 13″. Easy to follow explanations — and entertaining.
Morality 2: Not-so-good Book 14″. Focusing on the bible.
Morality 3: Objectivity 17″. More good points of interest.
Secular Morality: Discovering Religion #20. 29″. Examines secular vs Christian morality.
Moral Abuses: Discovering Religion #22. 2 parts”: 16″+ 9. Christianity and the abuse of moral codes.
Former Christians: Personal experiences from religion to atheism.
Former Christians-1 Seth Andrews a former evangelical. 37″. Now runs the website TheThinkingAtheist
There are No Gods 1/3 7″. A personal journey from Christian to secular humanist and atheist.
There are No Gods 2/3 13″. as above
There are No Gods 3/3 18″. as above
The Universe and Earth:
A Brief History of Everything Neil deGrasse Tyson. 8″ snapshot of Big Bang to now. Great detail.
The Universe from Nothing Dr Lawrence Krauss. 62″. Brilliant presentation, highly informative.
History of the Universe — part 1 Science writer Peter Hadfield #1. 9″. Excellent overview.
History of the Universe — part 2 Science writer Peter Hadfield #2. 9″. ditto.
The Story of the Earth Science writer Peter Hadfield #4. 8″. Sedimentary layers and continental drift.
The Age of Earth Science writer Peter Hadfield #5. 10″. Dating methods, dendrochronology, radiometric dating
Vestigial Organs: ‘natural’ quirks of evolution. If God made Man, it’s ‘bad design’ . . .!
Bad Design-1 Richard Dawkins. 4″. Evidence of bad design. The laryngeal nerve of a giraffe. Actual dissection.
Bad Design-2 Discovering Religion. 2 x 9″. Mistakes in evolution over millions of years. Man is not God-made.
Secularism: The Separation of Church and State:
Church and State Public Forum 2.4.13: Sean Faircloth, AG Grayling, Fr Frank Brennan, Pru Goward.
Video Channels and other websites:
QualiaSoup video channel: psychologist and science writer, UK secular humanist. Potholder54 video channel: Science writer Peter Hadfield. Well researched and presented.
The Thinking Atheist on youtube: A range of video by Seth Andrews, known as The Thinking Atheist
The Thinking Atheist the website: a well produced series of articles on religion / atheist topics.
Concordance video channel: A biologist who produces many interesting science videos. Browse.
TheraminTrees video channel: Well researched and presented videos on secular humanism
Discovering Religion Well argued atheist view of the universe, evolution, morality. 24 x 10″ videos.
Christopher Hitchens video channel: The incomparable Hitch. Many good videos.
The Atheist Experience website and backlog of all their TV programs out of Austin, Tx.
National Centre for Science Education many good video presentations of re religion.
Website Library: Referencing over 1,000 videos on Creationism, Religion and atheism.