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Humanist Disaster Recovery Teams03/02/15
After putting her life in order since her home was destroyed by a tornado in May of 2013, Rebecca Vitsmun has been hard at work on creating and launching Humanist Disaster Recovery Teams with the Foundation Beyond Belief. Welcome back to the show! The...
Roy No Moore
Ask An Atheist examines the nefarious and infamous Alabama State Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore. In the third segment Brian Harvey from CFI Portland updates us on the Clark County “In God We Trust” plaque disagreement. The open letter to the Clark...
XL: The Ham Affair
Sam, Dave, and Becky talk ask Dan Arel about his role in tanking the Ark Encounter. We do talk about what’s going on in the news. In the fourth segment, Robert joins us as we talk about the failed “In God We Trust” sign proposal in Clark County, WA on...
Sam and Becky chat about how anti-vaxxers are endangering preschoolers, how Seattle-area author Jonathan Tweet is striving to teach evolution to preschoolers with his forthcoming picture book “Grandmother Fish,” and how we expect some preschool-like...
Don’t Say ‘Kafka’
This week Dave and Becky join Sam as we talk to Dr. Steve Anonymous, the person we mentioned last week who is forced, by court order, to take his children to a Catholic Mass. We also discuss the electrochemical nature of love, and success in New York....
Some Kind of Sausage
This week, Nick joins us to talk about the news of the day, and Dan joins us in the third segment to talk about what happens when a slime mold has been a sausage all along.
XL: Podcast Only, Fools!
This week, new cast member Ranjan joins us to talk about the news of the day.
XL: Kirby Delauter…
...or the terrorists have won. This week, je suis Charlie. But also, we talk about the funny thing we wanted to talk about before intolerance intervened, and we interview David Williamson of the Central Florida Freethought Community on the recent...
Cubs Sweep The Series
Becky and Dave join Sam as we talk about the New Year and listener feedback.
One of These Things…
This week, Roslyn and Becky join Sam with seven news stories, and one of them is different. See if you can guess which one!
Doing The Job: Humanist in Ferguson
Sam talks with James Croft, Leader in Training at the Ethical Culture Society of St. Louis, about being a humanist community leader in Missouri during the Ferguson protests.
Freedom of Thought
Dave and Becky join Sam as we discuss this year’s Freedom of Thought report from the International Humanist and Ethical Union.
Humanism in Africa
In a pre-recorded interview, Sam, Becca, and Dave speak with Leo Igwe about how Humanists are addressing witchcraft accusations in Africa. Sam and Becky also chat about things going on in the world.
Evolving Religion in the Military
Sam and Becky delve into the history and experiences of atheists in the military, exploring topics from religious preference codes to protestant evangelism to Humanist chaplains. Special guests include Veteran and Humanist Celebrant Jason Torpy of the...
This week, Dave, Rebecca and Sam interview Dr. Anthony Pinn. Dr. Anthony Pinn is a professor of religious studies at Rice University and the Director of Research for the Institute for Humanist Studies. He’s with us today to talk about the newly...
Sam, Dave, and Becky delve into the 6th Circuit Court’s ruling to uphold a gay marriage ban, and its implications. Also, some news and emails.
Wherein Sam needed to be voltage-calmed. Do not refer to The Event.
Ask An Atheist welcomes Teresa MacBain, for the first time in our studio! This week, we take our discussion about sports and community from last week and bring it to atheist and humanist communities in general!
Sam, Robert, and Mike W talk about the ways they replace religion in their lives, as well as cover some news and emails.
Dan and Becky delve into a grab bag of news and emails about interesting people with Sam. Sadly, none of them are Dudley Moore.
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