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Penn Jillette

Magician, Entertainer, Actor, Author

Keynotes by Pen Jillete are intimate conversations that examine the nature of respect and how simply accepting and tolerating belief systems can have negative consequences. Jillete's belief stems from the common occurrence of using religion and subjective views as an excuse for actions or inactions. As the co-host of 'Penn & Teller: Bullshit!' a show devoted to debunking popular misconceptions and pseudo-scientific beliefs, Jilette understands that although many individuals devote their lives to religion and use it to understand their world, this is an incorrect approach.

Most likely recognized as an American magician and entertainer Jillette, an outspoken and opinionated is an advocate of libertarianism and atheism, voices his distaste for ill-fueled tolerance and subjective decision-making. With regards to his education, Jilette graduated from Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Clown College, starting off his career as a juggler. He has since gone on to star in a national off-Broadway show and author books including 'Sock,' and 'God, No! Signs You May Already Be An Atheist and Other Magical Tales.'

Using subjective components to gain respect for others has an ill-suited future and is a careless action, according to keynotes by Pen Jillette.

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Challenging Condescending Tolerance
Challenging Condescending Tolerance
Penn Jillette Explores the Nature of True Respect
Author and entertainer Penn Jillette discusses the true nature of respect and why tolerance is condescending. He likens the tolerance of modern religions to let others believe "whatever they want because…
The Difference Between Thinking and Feeling
The Difference Between Thinking and Feeling
A Questioning Practices Keynote by Penn Jillette
In Penn Jillette’s questioning practices keynote, he makes a distinction between the way he questions good and bad news and the difference between the things you should think about and the...
The Beauty in Questioning Authority
The Beauty in Questioning Authority
Penn Jillette's Government Speech Talks About America
Penn Jillette discusses the beauty in mistrusting authority in this government speech. Jillette says that no matter who is in power in America, they will always be questioned and given a hard time,...
Excluding Atheists from Holidays
Excluding Atheists from Holidays
Penn Jillette's Holiday Speech Discusses Atheists at Christmas
Penn Jillette discusses the so called attack on Christmas in this holiday speech. In recent years, religious groups have declared that using holiday greetings like ‘happy holidays’ or &#...
Religious Texts Breed Atheists
Religious Texts Breed Atheists
Penn Jillette's Religious Texts Speech is About Religious Readings
Penn Jillette discusses the way that The Bible and other religious texts actually create atheists in this religious texts speech. Jillette is an atheist, but he grew up in a religious home and...
Religion in Politics
Religion in Politics
Penn Jillette's Speech on Politics on Separation of Church and State
Speaker Penn Jillette gives a speech on politics that discusses why church and state should be kept separate. Penn says that bringing religion into politics helps to further separate the people of...

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