In this video, I analyze Ricky Gervais’ naturalistic worldview and its religious identifying marks. ?
In my article “Haha. Imagine that.” I offered a rejoinder to the following Ricky Gervais tweet: “Imagine if you carried on believing in Santa and the tooth fairy into adulthood. And even killed & started wars over it. Haha. Imagine that.” In the discussion thread, Logical Question then offered the following response: “Viewing Gervais’s tweet […]
Ahem, Imagine if you caricatured a complex religious worldview you reject which claims billions of adherents from all cultures, socio-economic backgrounds, and educational levels, by comparing it to an infantilized belief of childhood. And then you went on to ignore all the complex cultural, socio-economic, political, and religious factors that lead to societal violence and war by suggesting the […]
I am a Ricky Gervais fan. His work on the BBC series’ “The Office” and “Extras” in particular was sharp, witty, and edgy. (Not that I recommend you show either series to your church youth group. They are also at times rather vulgar.) “Extras” in particular was an incisive critique of celebrity culture and the wider culture of […]