Guest: Daniel Everett

Topic: How Life in the Amazon Made Him an Atheist!
Co-host Dan Barker will talk about recently experiencing the bizarre creationism museum in Kentucky. Brad Pitt’s nonreligion and new Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayer’s request for divine guidance” will get some play. Interviewed will be linguist and Daniel Everett, author of Don’t Sleep, There are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle (2008). In an amazing adventure, Everett–a missionary to the Pirahas dedicated to learning their language in order to proselytize them–left the Amazon free of religion.”

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