Books Are Dogs Now

June 7th, 2015

In this episode, I review some recent interactions on various Facebook threads in which the rise and intensification of Atheistic Fundamentalism and Anti-Intellectualism were demonstrably observed.

Here are the links to various lectures and articles referenced in the episode:

Links to the lectures on the history of Science and Religion:

Lawrence Principe -

Ronald Numbers -

Allan Chapman –

David Lindberg –

Edward Davis –

(That is the link to the iTunes section. I have in mind his lecture “Why History Matters.” I haven’t listened to all or most of the lectures there so I cannot vouch for the quality of the lectures as a whole.)


Link to the Faraday lectures:

Links to Polemics in the Old Testament:

Currid’s book on polemics in the OT -

Excepts from Currid’s book -

An interview with Currid -

Currid’s lectures on iTunes U -

Other Lectures that I have posted in the thread which they refused to listen to because they are by “creationists”:

Science and Secularization, A discussion between Lawrence Princepe, Ronald Numbers and John Brooke:

Philosophical Breakfast Club and the Invention of the Scientist – A lecture by Laura Snyder:

Scientism and the Humanities – A lecture by Roger Scruton:

Philosophy and Scientism – A lecture by Peter M.S. Hacker:

Science, Scientism and the Public Good – A lecture by Daniel Robinson: