Flying Spaghetti Monster Censored (1:54) by James O’Malley (ft Rory Fenton) Space Balloons! (13:52) by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Daniel Levesque) Olympic Pictograms (30:25) by Henry Hocking Vatican UN Report (36:08) by Paul Orton (ft Keith Porteous Wood) Marriage Certificates (44:43) by Morgan Phillips (ft Ailsa Sadler)
Fair Admissions (2:01) by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Prof Ted Cantle) John Carr is Wrong (11:10) by Kate Russell Legal Aid (15:05) by Emma McClure Carl Heneghan Interview (21:53) by Paul Hopwood Advertising Conspiracy (36:46) by Koen VD Parking Mad (43:36) by Paul Orton (ft Keith Porteous-Wood) Geeks vs Nerds (51:51) by James O’Malley (ft Burr Settles) The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two
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Stem Cell Research Threat (3:08) by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Paul Knopfler) UKNova Shut Down (16:10) by James Firth Reform Section 5 (25:48) by James O’Malley (ft Keith Porteous Wood) Cannabis & IQ (30:26) by Tom Williamson The Apollo Missions (37:18) by Mohammed Fahad (read by Trish Hann) The Future of the Space Race (48:06) by Andrew Holding Causality and Blame (55:34) by Drew Rae The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy and Brian Two
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Secular Europe March (1:26) by James O’Malley (ft Keith Porteous Wood and David Pollock) Death Penalty (11:22) by Drew Rae Teach Kids To Code (19:33) by Salim Fadhley (ft Emma Mulqueeney) Ada Lovelace Day (27:44) by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Suw Charman-Anderson) Michelle Bachmann (35:57) by Adam Cuerden Keep God Out Of Government (44:05) by James O’Malley (ft Jon Holmes) BHA Creationism Letter (52:38) by Blakeley Nixon (ft Richy Thompson) Debating Religion (pt 1) (58:18) by Justin Brierley Debating Religion (pt 2) (65:40) by Richard Firth-Godbehere The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two
Follow-Up Links for Drew:
Unfortunately, the sources for Drew Rae’s report are all paywalled. Here are links to a few abstracts which give a flavour of the research he summarised.
Saturday 10th September was the National Secular Society‘s Secularism 2011 conference at Conway Hall in London. We were there recording the entire day – so here are all of the talks in full. Here’s the second batch – we’re still waiting for permission from Dr Evan Harris, but will be updating our post as soon as we get it. Click here for the first batch.
Barnoness Turner of Camden was created a Life Peer in 1985. She was a member of the Equal Opportunities Commission 1982-88, the Occupational Pensions Board 1977-93; Council Member OPAS (Pension Advisory Service) 1989-2007; and Chair, PIA Ombudsman Council 1994-97. She has spoken out in the House of Lords about faith schools, collective worship and RE and is a firm supporter of gay rights.
Anthony Lempert (Part 2!)
Dr Lempert’s second talk to the assembled conference, this time telling a horrifying story about his experiences when withdrawing his daughter from her school’s curriculum mandated ‘compulsory daily worship’. A must listen for any parents!
Keith is the Executive Director of the National Secular Society. He lobbies in Westminster, the European Parliament and the Council of Europe, working with sympathetic lords and MPs. He led the NSS campaign to end the blasphemy laws and is currently behind their intervention at the European Court of Human Rights to defend the UK’s equality laws from religious attacks.
Sue is co-founder of Survivors Voice Europe and Director of the addiction specialists SMART UK. Survivors Voice Europe is an international community of men and women, all of whom have been sexually abused by catholic clergy. Along with her colleagues Ton Leerschool from Holland and Tomasso Dellora from Rome, Survivors Voice Europe has made connections in many countries, and made real headway in connecting isolated survivors to each other and to empowerment.