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How Penn Jillette Lost 100 Lbs: I Eat What I Want by Changing What I Want

The story of the Penn Jilllette's weight loss is, as you might expect, quite extreme. In fact it was the radical nature of his diet that attracted him to it in the first place.

Is Penn Jillette the World’s First Praying Atheist?

Right before he goes to sleep every night, staunch atheist Penn Jillette does something surprising. He says a little prayer – sort of.

“What Would Jesus Do?” Is a Question for Atheists Too

Penn Jillette just got born again – but don't fortify the gates of heaven just yet, because it's his atheism that he's renewed, to account for blanket religious vilification and hate politics.

What I Want to Do When I Grow Up

The most important part of life is work, it’s the flow, it’s getting stuff done, feeling like you’re doing something.  We have that in spades.  We’re really, really happy. 

How My B.S. Detector Works

If there’s something you really want to believe, that’s what you should question the most. 

Why It's Useful to Fool Yourself

When you can’t have something, when it’s not going to work out for you, find a way to not want it. 

Penn Jillette: An Atheist's Guide to the 2012 Election

Penn Jillette rates Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, and the various other candidates for the U.S. Presidency in 2012 from the perspective of an atheist.

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