Ask an Atheist
Freedom of Thought12/15/14
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.
Witness No More
This week, our guest Patricia shares her continuing journey away from being a Jehovah’s Witness, culminating with the painful unexpected death of her father. Additionally joining Sam in the Studio are Becky and Bridget.
Back In Seattle Again
After nearly four years away, Ask an Atheist makes its triumphant return to the airwaves in Seattle. Sam, Dan, and Becky discuss some news and and answer emails, and introduce the show and some ideas behind atheism to new potential listeners.
Mars Hill 2: Cult Boogaloo
Sam, Dave, and Becky react to last week's interview with ex-Mars Hill member Andrew Lamb, and get some insight from Stephanie Drury on the Church.
(Cast) Out for Love
This week, Ask an Atheist begins a long conversation about one of the most infamous cults of the Pacific Northwest: Mars Hill Church. We had an interview with Andrew Lamb, who’s story prompted us to change our entire plan.
Streamathon THIS WEEKEND!
Will you be joining us online starting Saturday at noon PDT for our Streamathon fundraiser?? The cast and crew is now considering requests! (This is the audio of a YouTube video. Just like old times.) From: Saturday, September 20th @ 12:00PM Until:...
This week, Dave Brouillette and Roslyn Townsend join Sam as we talk about routers and the shaming thereof, bigotry, football, and furniture.
Back To School
You might not have known that Ask an Atheist has a lot of educators around. This week, we ask Becky, Bridget, and Carol about the intersection of education, religion, and atheism.
XL: Of Ebola and Woo
Sam and Becky turn to Dan to debunk some of the beliefs and suppositions–both pernicious and ridiculous–about the ebola virus. Also included is important information regarding the future of “Ask an Atheist.”
Florida and Elsewhere
Sam, Becky, and Wes talk to Joseph Richardson from the Central Florida Freethought Community about Brevard County.
Exhausted in Tacoma
Sam regales us with tales from last week at Camp Quest, interviews Amanda Novotny about her secular invocation, and cover some news and emails with Dave and Bob.
Plague of Psychic Homophones
Sam and Becky welcome Roslyn to the show to talk linguistics, prayer, psychics, disease, and more. There are show notes.
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