(Post 9 of 33 in my 16-hour shift for the Secular Student Alliance Blogathon.)
I’ve had a lot of people ask me for the best intro to freethought. It depends on the person, of course. Lamont’s The Philosophy of Humanism was a big part of my welcome basket, but that isn’t for everyone. Same with many others.
I know something that IS for everyone: Julia Sweeney’s incredible one-woman show Letting Go of God. There is simply nothing like it that I’ve seen — a funny, personal, accessible walk through a complicated, touchy topic from the perspective of a hilarious but otherwise normal person.
Here are the first 15 minutes: