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Latest Prime Minister Question time, Nov. 28, 2018, and from "darkest Connecticut" hosted by Kenneth Dowst New World Notes.

Second hour New World Notes with Kenneth Dowst: Political scientist Michael Parenti discusses his book, God and His Demons (2010)--a survey of the woes caused by Organized Religion.

God and His Demons is published by Prometheus Books -- www.prometheusbooks.com

You can download this installment of New World Notes--in MP3 and other formats--also from The Internet Archive (www.archive.org). The page with the download links is here: https://archive.org/download/NewWorldNotes280-M.ParentiVsGodHisDemonsPart1

New World Notes's Web site has information, photos, interesting links, and a free archive of past shows. http://newworldnotes.blogspot.com . Also, radio4all.net has each show from May 2008.

In Part 1, Parenti talks about child rape by the clergy and the coverup thereof. About the oppressive Buddhist theocracy in pre-Communist Tibet. About Biblical sins we ignore (e.g., "usury") while inventing others (gay marriage). And he rebuts creationism, Intelligent Design, ... and some of the conclusions of Darwin.

Part 2, he discusses the alliance of the Church, the nation-state, and economic power; ... FEMA's enlisting the clergy to preach obedience to authority; ... and the Christian Right's takeover of the Air Force Academy. He praises 2 16th-century Christians--Montaigne and Giordano Bruno. And explains why, despite everything, he's not an atheist.

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Original episode number was NWN #280.