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Billy Talen, known as Reverend Billy, talks about his new book and says, "We need to be honest with ourselves about the danger we are all in with the natural world."

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Teresa W (782)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 3:06 am
noted, thank you

Winnie A (179)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 7:43 am

Jason S (50)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 7:19 pm
Good posting, thanks

Past Member (0)
Tuesday April 30, 2013, 11:50 pm

Alexandra R (180)
Wednesday May 1, 2013, 6:34 am
The Church of Stop Shopping, I love it! Yes, take your money out of the bank!

lee e (114)
Wednesday May 1, 2013, 8:41 am
I really find this guy fascinating - wish he weren't religiously affiliated, but better that with a reasonable message than what I usually hear - not about to become a theist - but totally laud his "preaching"!

Birgit W (160)
Wednesday May 1, 2013, 1:11 pm

Kerrie G (116)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 3:57 am
Noted, thanks.

Deborah W (6)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 6:54 am
What's most important to you pretty much says who you are. Looked in a mirro lately? Just sayin' ...

Anne F (17)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 10:14 am
Thanks for posting. This guy is marvelous. I always appreciate reminders to cut back.

Gloria H (88)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 2:35 pm
do members of his church leave buttons in the collection plate instead of coins?

greenplanet e (155)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 11:37 pm
"Stop shopping!" He's so funny. He's only a pretend reverend.

greenplanet e (155)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 11:47 pm
I hope another movie is made about it.

The "Church" is a group of activists who sing about consumerism and so on.

greenplanet e (155)
Thursday May 2, 2013, 11:47 pm
...about him, I should have said.

Mary Donnelly (47)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 11:22 pm
Thanks Cal.

Kathryn Niell (112)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 12:55 pm
Reverend Billy has a powerful message, but I noted that 99% of the passersby pretty much ignored him. Maybe it was his "packaging"? In any case, I wish he was POTUS!
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