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Library Book Reading

RESOURCES

Books - Usually not cited previously

 

Why Evolution is True. Coyne, Jerry A. 2009.
https://whyevolutionistrue.com/books/why-evolution-is-true/

 

Faith vs. Fact: Why Science and Religion are Incompatible. Coyne, Jerry A. 2015

https://whyevolutionistrue.com/books/faith-vs-fact-why-science-and-religion-are-incompatible/

 

Evolution: What the Fossils Say and Why It Matters. Prothero, Donald R. 2017

https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/evolution-donald-r-prothero/1125196720

 

How We Believe: The Search for God in an Age of Science. Shermer, Michael. 2000.

https://michaelshermer.com/how-we-believe/

 

If Not God, Then What? Neuroscience, Aesthetics, and the Origins of the Transcendent.

Joshua Fost. 2007.

https://books.google.com/books/about/If_Not_God_Then_What.html?id=ljGJo2Bi97oC

 

God: An Anatomy. Stavrakopoulou, Francesca. 2021.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/57282028-god

 

Nature’s God: The Heretical Origins of the American Republic. Stewart, Matthew. 2014

https://mwstewart.com/books/natures-god/

 

The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and The Future of Reason. Harris, Sam. 2004.

https://goodreads.com/book/show/29501.The_End_of_Faith

 

The Science of Good and Evil: why people cheat, gossip, care, share, and follow the golden rule. Shermer, Michael. 2004. https://michaelshermer.com/science-good-evil/

Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies. Diamond, Jared. 1997.

www.jareddiamond.org/Jared_Diamond/Guns,_Germs,_and_Steel.html

 

Cows, Pigs, Wars, and Witches; The Riddles of Culture. Harris, Marvin. 1974.

https://www.amazon.com/Cows-Pigs-Wars-Witches-Riddles/dp/0679724680

 

Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5-billion Year History of The Human Body.

Shubin, Neil. 2008https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1662160.Your_Inner_Fish

 

The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Un-American. Seidel, Andrew L. 2019

https://andrewlseidel.com/the-founding-myth/

Sense & Goodness Without God: A Defense of Metaphysical Naturalism. Carrier, R. 2005.

https://www.amazon.com/Sense-Goodness-Without-God-Metaphysical/dp/1420802933

Music

 

Steve Martin - Atheists Don’t Have No Song

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmwAD7nHqaY

 

Tim Minchin [see also in Movies/Videos]

https://www.timminchin.com/

Shelley Segal - Site: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCS8Zm6LhLqbgrvRlR70EheA

Saved: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-h_jNiSczw

Eve: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=haIneAIw8Qg

Apocalyptic Love Song (for Hitchens): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OgpCQ2uTA4E

Gratitude: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PL-KMLT6dQc

I Don’t believe in Fairies: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TvKj6vqUTVY

Bad Religion - Site: https://badreligion.com/videos

The Byrds - Turn! Turn! Turn!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W4ga_M5Zdn4

 

 

Movies/Videos

 

Nine Deeply Humanist Science Fiction Movies

https://www.tor.com/2021/02/19/nine-deeply-humanist-science-fiction-films/

 

God On Trial [according to an eye witness who survived, this did happen]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tD7v9phroGM

 

Letting Go of God [Julia Sweeney]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C74-f4ZV-ss&t=1s

 

Tim Minchin. [See also in Music section]

Prejudice: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KVN_0qvuhhw

Thank You God: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IZeWPScnolo

Dark Side: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3xQmJ_vxHB4

White Wine in The Sun: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCNvZqpa-7Q

Tony The Fish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4DXl68NF_uI

Hallelujah (duet):  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSFCDhLhuB8

Stand Up About Religion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DA5lIFUply0

Darwin’s Darkest Hour [National Geographic]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p8ARE_N2MgM

 

What Darwin Never Knew. [NOVA]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ov00SrBwjKQ

 

Your Inner Fish

Part 1 (Inner Fish): https://www.pbs.org/video/your-inner-fish-program-your-inner-fish-2/

Part 2: (Inner Reptile): https://www.pbs.org/video/your-inner-fish-program-your-inner-reptile/

Part 3: (Inner Monkey): https://www.pbs.org/video/your-inner-fish-your-inner-monkey/

 

The Bible’s Buried Secrets. [NOVA]. 2009

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/video/the-bibles-buried-secrets/

 

 

Series

 

Mr. Deity

https://www.youtube.com/user/misterdeity

 

How Creationism Taught Me Real Science (Tony Reed)
https://www.youtube.com/@ReedBetweenTheLines

 

Stated Clearly with Jon Perry [evolution]

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_cznB5YZZmvAmeq7Y3EriQ

 

Gutsick Gibbon. A gentle and modern ape. [evolution especially why YEC is wrong]

https://www.youtube.com/@GutsickGibbon

 

Introduction to the Old Testament with Christine Hayes. Yale Courses. 2012 updated

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLh9mgdi4rNeyuvTEbD-Ei0JdMUujXfyWi

Our Origins Made Easy [Potholer54]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wg1fs6vp9Ok

PBS Eons (fantastic)

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzR-rom72PHN9Zg7RML9EbA

 

Podcasts/Blogs/Articles/Sites

 

Mythvision

https://mythvisionpodcast.com

 

The Bart Ehrman Blog: the history & literature of early Christianity

https://ehrmanblog.org

 

CosmicSkeptic

https://www.youtube.com/@CosmicSkeptic/featured

 

Paulogia. A former Christian takes a look at the claims of Christians

https://www.youtube.com/@Paulogia

 

Forrest Valkai [on line science promoter]

https://www.youtube.com/@RenegadeScienceTeacher/videos

Radiometric Dating: A Christian Perspective (Weins, Physics PhD and MS Geology)

https://www.asa3.org/ASA/resources/Wiens2002.pdf

Why Doesn't God Heal Amputees?

https://whydoesntgodhealamputees.com/

The Thinking Atheist (Seth Andrews)

https://www.thethinkingatheist.com/

The Clergy Project (atheists, some still in the pulpit)

https://clergyproject.org/

Godless in Dixie (Neil Carter, seminary graduate)

https://onlysky.media/ncarter/start-here/

The Holy Bible: Naked and Exposed (eutychusparker)

https://www.tiktok.com/@eutychusparker

(Example:) https://www.tiktok.com/@eutychusparker/video/7080150282918726955?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=6936304771066971653

Why BCE/CE is better than BC/AD - even for Christians

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axbaKTNr80w

Sandwalk (Dr. Laurence Moran, biochemist)

https://sandwalk.blogspot.com/

Interactive Human migration (newer)
https://legacy.calacademy.org/human-odyssey/map/

Human migration (Older. Still very accurate, beautiful. Original 2013?)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJdT6QcSbQ0
 

Subject to updates and suggestions from readers

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