From the Folks Who Brought You No-God Billboards: Curated Viewings of Carl Sagan's Cosmos
For their next act, the non-believers will be gathering at a San Juan Capistrano theater tonight to look up at the stars.
Backyard Skeptics, a grass-roots organization founded by Freethought Alliance director Bruce Gleason, has invited other non-theistic groups to monthly viewings of the late Carl Sagan's Cosmos, a hugely popular 1980 TV series that also spawned a bestselling book.
The viewing parties kick off this evening at the Regency Franciscan Plaza Theatre, 26762 Verdugo St., San Juan Capistrano.
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"It's not too often that we confirm our existence in the world due to natural causes and not supernatural ones," Gleason says in a statement about tonight's screening. "Carl Sagan was a materialist who searched for his 'truth' by exploring nature thought science."