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The God Virus

Dr. Darrell Ray will discuss what makes religion so powerful, how it's connected to our political system, religion and sexual guilt, and religious irrationalities.

When: Saturday, March 20, 2010, 2:30 p.m.

Where: Vista del Monte, 3775 Modoc Rd., Santa Barbara

Cost: $2 - $5

Age limit: 10+

Categories: Lectures

Description:

"The God Virus", with Dr. Darrell Ray.
• What makes religion so powerful?
• How does it weave its way into our political system?
• Why is sexual guilt so important to all the major religions?
• Why do people believe and follow obvious religious charlatans?
• Why are people blind to irrationalities of their religion yet clearly see those of others?

On Saturday, March 20th: 2:30pm doors open, 3pm meeting starts in the Patio Room at Vista del Monte, 3775 Modoc Road (Las Positas exit off 101, midway between UCSB & SBCC) in Santa Barbara.

Presented by the Humanist Society of Santa Barbara -- everyone is welcome, $2 student or $5 general donations would be appreciated. Information phone 805-259-6432 or web page.

Phone: 805-259-6432

Event posted March 4, 2010
Last updated March 14, 2010

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Join us for dinner after our "God Virus" discussion, 5pm at the Sizzler restaurant in Goleta. There's no cover charge and Humanist Society membership isn't necessary -- pay only for your own food+drink. Please e-mail Activities@SantaBarbaraHumanists.org or telephone 805-963-2128 for reservations (required).

green_helmet (anonymous profile)
March 14, 2010 at 7 p.m. (Suggest removal)

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