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Religulous

The other day I attended a screening of Religulous, the film where American comedian Bill Maher takes a look at some of the world’s religions. As you can probably guess, the film doesn’t really aim for a balanced approach but is interested in the far ends of the spectrum of belief. In particular, it seems to focus on Abrahamic religions and conflict concerning the Holy Land or groups which are prominent in the USA such as Scientology. I suppose this mainly reflects the audience it is targeting and the groups they will be familiar with. Despite Maher’s confrontational style of humour it turns out that the motivation for the film comes from his own curiosity and questions about religion. So how does it hold up?

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