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Hitchens and Fry discussion
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Hitchens and Fry discussion
Stephen Fry and Christopher Hitchens discuss blasphemy.
the 'Blasphemy debate'.
Its an audio mp3...here's the link: http://www.dvorak.org/blog/2008/02/04/st...blasphemy/
There's a bit of info on it there.
Click play near where it says to click play to listen Wink
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RE: Hitchens and Fry discussion
I am listening to it right now!
I want to put this onto tape or something..

Can I get this written down in a script?

What is this Guardian Hay Festival?

lol i am not used to the english accent.
i only understand the bogan criminal language here in aus.

I know it is wikipedia but it is interesting about the presenter Joan Bakewell:
"In 2001 Bakewell wrote and presented a four part series for the BBC called Taboo, a personal exploration of the concepts of taste, decency and censorship. The programme dealt frankly with sex and nudity and in some cases, pushed the boundaries of what is permissible on mainstream television.[3] Bakewell used frank language and "four-letter words" to describe pornography and sex toys. She watched a couple having sex while they were filming a pornographic movie and read out an "obscene" extract from the novel Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller. Taboo was broadcast between 9.50pm and 10.30pm on BBC2.

Taboo was referred to the Director of Public Prosecutions by the National Viewers and Listeners Association (subsequently renamed Mediawatch). Following the complaint, Bakewell faced the nominal prospect of being charged with blasphemous libel after she recited part of an erotic poem by James Kirkup concerning a Roman centurion's affection for Jesus, "The Love that Dares to Speak its Name". After its first publication in 1976, Denis Lemon, the editor of Gay News, was given a nine-month suspended jail sentence and was told he had come close to serving it.[4]
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lol.. i have this [Image: 752792.jpg] taboo dvd but i dont think its directed by bakewell..

Haha so funny how this is Joan Bakewell presenting this.. she had an affair with Harold Pinter (poet, playwright, actor, director and political activist) of whom I quoted in the religious friends thread just before.. http://atheistforums.org/thread-461-post...ml#pid7122

what do you lot think about Harold Pinter?
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RE: Hitchens and Fry discussion
Listening now, there's an irritating hum behind it!

Kyu
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RE: Hitchens and Fry discussion
(December 22, 2008 at 5:24 am)Kyuuketsuki Wrote: Listening now, there's an irritating hum behind it!

Kyu


I thought that it was fine 0.o'
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RE: Hitchens and Fry discussion
It's an mp3 file..



If you want to save it to your computer then right-click on the link below and 'Save target as' or whatever your browser says. Mine says 'Save Linked Content As..'

http://blogs.guardian.co.uk/culturevultu...sphemy.mp3
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