[ExI] History of Disbelief by Jonathan Miller

PJ Manney pjmanney at gmail.com
Tue Jun 5 05:13:30 UTC 2007

Is anyone aware of the series "'The History of Disbelief," produced by
the BBC and aired on PBS in the US?  Jonathan Miller created it:


Bill Moyers (a US journalist/social critic) interviewed him as a promo
for PBS on his Bill Moyers Journal, which includes excerpts from the


Jonathan Miller bio:

I haven't seen the series yet, but in the interview, he makes
interesting comments on the nature of atheism, his own, personal
atheism, how he differs from Dawkins, his fears of fundamentalism, his
desire for equal time for atheism, etc.

I've been a fan of Miller's theatrical work for a long time.  He's a
fascinating, extremely accomplished person coming from a different
perspective than the aggressive, "born again atheists" as he terms
Dawkins and his ilk, although there are, of course, similarities of


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