Pen Jillette’s Take on Faith
Author and magician Penn Jillette on his new book, “Everyday is an Atheist Holiday”.
- Duration 8:53
- Date Nov 13, 2012
Author and magician Penn Jillette on his new book, “Everyday is an Atheist Holiday”.
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Ford -- Gilbert so Gilbert's -- good friend of mine.
And we've been that we've been good but he's actually since -- had his appendicitis that then burst and a -- tonight is because she was too cheap to coal -- 11.
If you want to what about how achieved Gilbert is he thought it was too expensive to -- might want one sweep past columnist floor.
Committee was in the hospital for quite -- -- go visit him a lot we became month.
Very good friends and I just Lebanese.
I think he's the funniest allies and his they'll boards about Clark -- not -- longer will not hold my fire disaster after the after the hour.
A Japanese thing here after all the you have the tsunami obamas arrive annually was really everybody talks about how insensitive is jokes work.
And they don't understand the Twitter is time stamped and he made those jokes before it was that bad.
And that of course AFLAC has a lot of their business over and -- -- And they just -- and got someone to do -- a person nation of him a lot cheaper so there's a little bit of cynicism on the other soft I think.
Client members still historical and I don't know room supplied to decline and you probably don't.
It's like Jindal an armistice analyst Markus.
And Donald every day isn't -- serious holiday.
I was some arbitrary and in an atheist and an agnostic -- have named him.
What do we actually the interest two different questions you know agnostic just means you can it be known an atheist talks about.
What do you believe that I believe like -- fundamentalist -- the belief is an active thing.
So if you don't vote you don't actively believe I think -- -- give -- a beleaguered refuse -- yeah Mario.
I am I think because -- read the Bible.
When I went to church.
What I was youngster when I was sixty and -- to our youth group.
And the pastor.
You don't invited us to read the Bible and I didn't read -- little sections separated all the way through and just was very bothered by the anti family elements you know bad you know god telling Abraham to kill his son Jesus saying which -- and we aside and follow me.
It just -- the way it was raised you know our -- was very important to me sold mostly in the new testament.
Global -- you know -- Jew Jesus doesn't deny the new -- -- -- old -- anywhere aren't and so dated ones a subset of the other.
But I don't I don't like I don't like any group that says your family and your families less important than us that's that's a that's a sign of bad -- America.
-- -- dollars -- about -- Diana.
Roberts audit and are vast list of thought it was a little brother of Jesus dogs on the some.
And assault that I -- and Obama's -- -- reduce gospels.
And and it king James version.
They did today in the introduction sort of huh -- -- I don't.
That before you read these accounts of the life of Jesus.
Who were by the way were all written.
Return seventy and ninety years after he died.
This year have to accept them and -- Exactly and you know what I what I want to address me as you've got seven even -- two years in some cases 300 years written after and yet we have -- -- electronic media.
And recordings of Elvis Presley and even ten years after Elvis was dead you were saying stuff like those who do -- drugs.
And a -- drugs that if things can change that much in our modern.
Life in terms of rumors when you have most people.
No electronic media and most people and are writing.
It seems like you could give some inaccuracies -- commitment that -- think that helps to do no drugs.
-- -- -- -- I have to do now I'm an American they do not have as the chairman of their of Jordan aren't it's two dollars and they also say I love this you know Elvis picked out all this -- -- himself in twenty minutes at a yes see didn't finish that is the least extraordinary claim but -- aren't even a skeptic like -- goes.
Twenty minutes that he didn't -- parallel.
Elected carpet on the ceiling of the one assailant if you haven't general I don't -- yeah and announced -- more of the that's an outcome you know these suits is they have all of -- cases you know.
Don't go from one anyway daughter -- it comes to when he words 321 -- -- I don't put out well joining now by the -- happy to meet Elvis don't -- -- on government so.
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One or two of them.
A Little Richard Cole yeah and Donald actually recorded on forming an album I -- and and generally Los.
Usually get -- if you -- two of the best we're every discussion should probably.
Join in on this.
Of whom the opposite -- things have to be considered aren't longevity of career.
And level of fame.
Who was the craziest person to be in the public -- Now Little Richard is contender I'll tell -- Jerry Lewis a contender who do you think -- you think went.
A departed from Iraq -- able but just in the public anybody -- I think you know Little Richard hits the scene in the fifties crazy.
You turn on TV right now Little Richard is crazy wonderful crazy inspiring all the way through but I think that's the ease the winner so far -- -- -- -- to -- that.
Thank generally -- -- sodomy and a thirteen year old cousin happier if if if Washington and also you know short -- Graceland firing guns now it's pretty good to a Little Richard was just music and unfunny and what do you think about not really -- up.
How well do you know Jerry Lee Lewis.
Or number Obama walls on our noon -- volume tuition -- a little bit better but -- -- are never going to see Jerry Lee Lewis with teller that he walked out of states Jerry Lee Lewis a -- turn to musical.
I would not argue with him over -- expects.
Well we had him on 1000 M -- -- say.
And I was talking dreamt about -- famous electronic photographed.
All of it almost susceptible to -- and senate by an average -- Johnny Cash and yet.
Comes -- -- the million dollar court.
And so I said the jury -- I said.
It's -- did you wonder.
And that photograph why they have done Elvis -- the Japan is Alaska all the sudden -- had anybody complain that didn't.
-- -- But he's.
He was sold fragile woman interviewed -- and then when he walked over have a full ban him.
When he walked over to the same old girl -- to to -- and some.
Yeah -- gavel that was one of the far in this rock general shows ever saw -- that was.
I was in the TVs and -- -- was already a little bit on the old side room and we still kicked it up.
General after the election went turnout of selection well you know I didn't really have a dog in that fight on the libertarian -- -- and I you know what I care about his I would like to be killing fewer people.
I would like more freedom for Americans and neither of them work.
Pushing that agenda at all and how long you liberal lost a hundred living there since 92.
Employed full time at the real for eleven years we'd love it I just love wouldn't use.
Also you're -- your shoulder all of bill all the time -- -- me conveniently named Penn and teller theater -- so humiliating.
If it was the David Copperfield uniform actually ended don't know we I don't know we're in the got a dollar here are you'll marry and are you sorry following agreement marriage.
Don't -- have to figure this -- eight years and eight years and -- and -- announced very happy to have two children there were six and seven.
-- trio a little fault but I'm very happy won't cause untold delta air tank you -- -- -- -- huge fan royal most people are alive and I love I -- particular also told you -- -- the -- -- New York rats so I don't know mistake in my house have been in New York for a while doing the the trump show and whereby when I called Paul talked about children -- -- -- daughter whose -- says wanna talk directs.
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