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(YouTube) Video Is Doctor Who a religion? Nah... the show makes way more sense than any religion   ( ) divider line 72
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Is Doctor Who a Religion? | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios
Dr. Who is one of the longest running TV shows on the BBC, and it's got a huge fandom surrounding it, called Whovians. And while it might not seem like, Whovianism, might just be RELIGION!!!!! Whovians, like other passionate fan cultures, create art & fan fiction and engage in a strong remix and cosplay culture. But it's more than that. Dr. Who provides a philosophy; a way of understanding the universe. Fans embrace this in ways that are similar to most world religions: a positive influence that changes their approach to daily life. Also, the Tardis makes a pretty great shrine! Special thanks to Chris Myers for helping with research on this episode!!!! Let us know what sorts of crazy ideas you have, about this episode and otherwise: Tweet at us! @pbsideachannel (yes, the longest twitter username ever) Email us! pbsideachannel [at] gmail [dot] com Hosted by Mike Rugnetta (@mikerugnetta) Made by Kornhaber Brown ( MENTIONED LINKS Engadget Story:​raws-link-between-digital-music-ethics-a​nd-magic-spells/ Society for Public Knowledge: DR.WHO FAN ASSETS TEAM TARDIS.​vourites/?offset=24#/d20uf0a DR Who Adventure Time​n=&q=dr+who#/d490kxk Doctor, Doctor​/3760072657/ Dr Who​es/#/d3j895v Dr Who Pilgrim Style​tes/#/d36vjv3 Dr. Who Cat aka Dr. Mew​t/Dr-Who-Cat-aka-Dr-Mew-283459146 Who?​631853761/ iDaleks -- Doctor Who Cosplay At Dragon*Con 2011​-awesome-doctor-who-cosplay-photos-from-​dragoncon-2011/2011-0904_dw_cosplay12/ The 11th Doctor, Matt Smith​-11th-Doctor-Matt-Smith-134676294 Dr. Who Wallpaper Whovians VI​/7137433109/ Tardis Builders!​d=9.0 Dalek Dress and Police Box Dress​14018558/ Eleven + TARDIS cosplay​5107/eleven-tardis-cosplay-peacemilly Junior Doctor​m/2010/05/junior-doctor.html Why I love Doctor Who​2012/02/29/why-i-love-doctor-who/ MUSIC: Doctor Who Theme Tune 2005-2007 By Murray Gold​as Roglok: Savant - Ode To Joy​ode-to-joy EatMe​eatme Clockwork - Titan (geometry remix)​rk-titan-geometry-remix Chiptune - Kenzalol Want some more Idea Channel? Here's last week's episode: "What Do MP3s and Magic Spells Have In Common?" Want another one? Here ya go: "Is Diablo III Turning Virtual Economies into Real Ones?" You want more? Check this one out: "Is Facebook Changing Our Identity?"
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