Thursday, February 4, 2010

Skepticism as Beat Poetry

After last night’s punk debate (yielding a narrow defeat for the reputation of the music biz in the audience vote), I’m in the mood to hear an angry British man on stage — and luckily, magician Eric Walton alerts me to the existence of this amazing nine-minute beat poem by Tim Minchin pretty accurately summing up the mental experience of every skeptic encountering a mystic or other form of non-skeptic at a dinner party.  Who says rationality can’t yield art?

Indeed, tomorrow let’s take a look at highly rational Canadians making art, namely: Rush.

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