‘The Evolution of Confusion’ by Dan Dennett, AAI 2009

Oct 30, 2009

Dan Dennett talks about purposely-confusing theology and how it’s used. He also describes his new project interviewing clergyman who secretly don’t believe anymore, and introduces a new term: “Deepity.”

Dan Dennett is the author of many excellent books, including “Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon” and “Darwin’s Dangerous Idea”. He is also featured in the video “The Four Horsemen” along with Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris and Christopher Hitchens.

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Watch “The Four Horsemen” in HD on YouTube:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9DKhc1pcDFM&feature=PlayList&p=CFE979715AE46A0E&index=0

Produced by The Richard Dawkins Foundation and R. Elisabeth Cornwell

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Edited by
Joel Pashby

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