Daniel Dennett on How to Tell if You’re an Atheist – Philosopher Daniel Dennett was one of the stars of the Global Atheist Convention in Melbourne and gave a brilliant and whimsical talk on defining the atheist. He is the uber-philospher of the mind and a great provocateur, though he was speaking to 4000 non believers at this convention.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali: A Secular Spring or an Islamist Winter? – Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a human rights activist especially for the rights of women under Islam. She is utterly fearless in her condemnation of repressive regimes and religions where the rights of dissidents, male or female are oppressed.AC Grayling on What’s Next for Atheism – A C Grayling was one of the other stars at the Global Atheist Convention in Melbourne. His talk canvassed the future of atheism and he set this in a very comprehensible historical context.