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With a few regulars and the occasional guest we intend to tackle current events, issues surrounding science, religion and politics from a skeptical, critical thinking point of view.

With a few regulars and the occasional guest we intend to tackle current events, issues surrounding science, religion and politics from a skeptical, critical thinking point of view.
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With a few regulars and the occasional guest we intend to tackle current events, issues surrounding science, religion and politics from a skeptical, critical thinking point of view.

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English


Episodes

A Primer On Socialism with Jason Noblit

8/10/2018
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In this episode Cory talked to Jason Noblit about that dirty word, socialism. It was informative and interesting to learn some things that I didn't really have parsed out on my own. Then I finally get around to doing some feedback from the past few weeks. I hope you all enjoy the interview. Some links https://www.facebook.com/Dictatorship-Of-The-Swoletariat-371793039976753/ https://twitter.com/MarxistSoccer Some...

Duration:01:33:18

Progressive Skepticism with Chrisiousity

7/31/2018
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In this episode Cory talks to Youtuber, Chrisiousity about her channel, some of the subjects she's covered in her videos, the atheist movement, and bringing progressive ideals to skepticism. Here are some links for her stuff https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCn1bhOC69Z4TplynafVv7ng https://twitter.com/chrisiousity https://www.facebook.com/Chrisiousity-113922822344711/ https://www.patreon.com/chrisiousity As for the rest you can contact us at mail@brainstormblog.net Follow the show on...

Duration:01:06:00

Women V Religion with Karen Garst

7/24/2018
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This is the 3rd in the summer series of Skeptic Studio interviews. In this one Cory talks with Karen Garst author of Women Beyond Belief about her new book Women V Belief. They also touch on Mythcon, a friend leaving the atheist movement, and local politics. Here are some links https://faithlessfeminist.com/ https://www.facebook.com/faithlessfeminist/ Karen's video on Goddesses https://youtu.be/DclnBR8Msqw https://amzn.to/2Ni8hfU As for the rest you can contact us at...

Duration:01:09:27

Objective Morality with Aaron Rabi

7/17/2018
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In the second of our summer interview series Cory talked to Aaron Rabi from Embrace the Void and Philosophers In Space. They talked about morality, empathy, free will, and the value of philosophy. As always it was a great conversation and Aaron was great to talk these subjects out with. Here are some...

Duration:01:13:51

Conspiracies Declassified with Brian Dunning

7/10/2018
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This is the first in the series of interviews that will be coming out over the course of the summer. In this one Cory talked to Brian Dunning, host of Skeptoid about his upcoming documentary and his new book. Here are a few links for fun and information https://skeptoid.com/episodes/4401 https://principlesofcuriosity.com/ https://sciencefriction.tv/ https://skeptoid.com/ https://amzn.to/2tPiNTG As for the rest you can contact us at mail@brainstormblog.net Follow the show on twitter...

Duration:00:40:51

Lots Of Norwegian Wood

7/3/2018
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In this one Cory, Angela, Lisa, Destin, and the amazing Dave talk about IQ, life span, god's appearance, and perpetual motion machines. Some links Science Cory’s Story-...

Duration:00:57:16

Religion and The State in Canada with Ian Bushfield

6/30/2018
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In this episode Cory, Destin, Angela, Lisa, and the amazing Dave talked to Ian Bushfield about a recent supreme court ruling on the rejection of Trinity Western University's law school by the law societies of BC and Ontario, as well as various other ways that religion and government mix in Canada. Here are a couple links http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/trinity-western-supreme-court-decision-1.4707240 https://www.bchumanist.ca/humanists_react_to_twu_decision As for the rest you can...

Duration:00:46:41

Talking Skepticism with The Credible Hulk

6/26/2018
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In this episode Cory, Angela, Lisa, Destin and the amazing Dave talk to Matthew Lee Loftus aka The Credible Hulk. They talked about the Hulk's origin story, anti science activists, and how to reach the public. Here are some links https://www.facebook.com/therealcrediblehulk/ http://www.crediblehulk.org/ https://twitter.com/_Credible_Hulk_ As for the rest you can contact us at mail@brainstormblog.net Follow the show on twitter @brainstormpod, check out the facebook page at...

Duration:01:26:57

Spiders Giving Rim Jobs

6/19/2018
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In this installment of Shift To Reason Radio Cory, Lisa, Angela, Leo, Brandon, and Dave talk about politics, spiders, and pseudoscience. It was a lot of fun and many laughs were had. Here are some links Religious Nuttery Brandon’s Story - http://deadstate.org/22-year-old-christian-preacher-clarifies-that-he-wants-gays-executed-humanely/ Cory’s Story -...

Duration:01:12:02

Legalizing Drugs and Crushing Capitalism

6/16/2018
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In this one Cory, Lisa, Angela, Leo, Brandon, and Dave talk about what the effects of drug legalization would be and then they talk about a meme that's been going around again. Here are some...

Duration:00:51:52

Being a Black Non-Believer with Mandisa Thomas

6/12/2018
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In this episode of the Skeptic Studio Cory, Angela, Lisa, Leo, Brandon, and the amazing Dave talk to Mandisa Thomas. Mandisa is the founder and president of Black Non-Believers. She tells us about herself and some of the struggles she's had to face because of her identity. Here are some links to find...

Duration:01:23:46

We're Intellectually Pure

6/8/2018
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In this one the Cory, Rene, Lisa , Brandon, and Dave talk about the Santa Fe shooting and its connection to incels and then of course they discuss the intellectual dark web and Jordan B. Peterson. Here are some...

Duration:01:02:36

Nutzies Not Nazis

6/5/2018
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In this episode of the Brainstorm Shift To Reason Radio, Cory, Rene, Lisa, Brandon, and the always amazing Dave cover stories about stargates, pot, the NFL, and eggs. It's quite the mix of topics and a lot of fun. Here are some links Rene’s Story - https://www.vice.com/en_ca/article/533gxx/there-are-people-who-think-the-west-invaded-iraq-over-a-stargate?utm_source=vicefbus Lisa’s Story -...

Duration:00:55:25

Incels, Incels, Incels

6/2/2018
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This is the second Rectable portion from the May 11th live show where Cory, Angela, Brandon, Lisa, Rene, and the always amazing Dave talk about incels and then trail off onto some other subjects every now and then. Here are some...

Duration:00:32:57

Investigating Psychic with Bob Nygaard

5/29/2018
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In this episode Cory, Lisa, Brandon, Rene, and the amazing Dave talk to Bob Nygaard. Bob is a private investigator who deals with psychic fraud who has recovered over 3 million dollars for his clients. It was a mind blowing chat. Some links https://twitter.com/buncopi https://about.me/bob.nygaard https://vimeo.com/153985874 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_Nygaard As for the rest you can contact us at mail@brainstormblog.net Follow the show on twitter @brainstormpod, check out...

Duration:01:14:15

re-broadcast: Racial Resentment with Philip Klinkner

5/25/2018
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This was a great interview with PhD political scientist and professor, Phil Klinkner (@pklinkne). I really enjoyed talking to Phil and learning more about the subject of racial resentment and comparing it to other info regarding social justice. Audio quality could be better but sometimes Skype was junk. Here are some...

Duration:00:43:58

Hating Imaginary Characters

5/22/2018
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In this episode of Shift to Reason Radio Cory, Angela, Lisa, Rene, Brandon, and the amazing Dave talk about a bunch of woo, some great stories under the F*** you category, and some legit science. You get almost double the stories this week. Here are the links Woo Report Brandon’s Story-...

Duration:01:27:58

Mother's Day, Blended Families, and Identity

5/18/2018
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In this episode of the Rectable, Angela takes issue with Mother's Day so Cory, Lisa, Rene, Brandon, and Dave follow where she leads. It makes for a great conversation. There aren't really any links for this chat as we all just kind of ran off the top of our heads. As for the rest you can contact us at mail@brainstormblog.net Follow the show on twitter @brainstormpod, check out the facebook page at facebook.com/brainstormpodcast, or join our discussion group; The Brainstorm Podcast...

Duration:00:44:01

Skeptical Comedy with Ian Harris

5/15/2018
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On this episode of The Skeptic Studio, the crew (Cory, Angela, Rene, Brandon, Lisa and Dave) talk to Ian Harris aka The Skeptical Comedian. They talk about skepticism, comedy, #metoo, and why there seems to be an abundance of bad stand up coming out on Netflix and other streaming services lately. Here are some links for Ian's...

Duration:01:18:07

Commonly Held Fallacies About Religion by Will Arnal

5/8/2018
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Here's another one of our talks from the 2016 Shift To Reason Conference. This one is from Will Arnal. Will is a professor of Religious Studies at the University of Regina. He talks about a few fallacies that people believe about religion and gives us a bit different perspective from those we usually see in the atheist community. Links to find Will https://www.uregina.ca/arts/religious-studies/faculty-staff/faculty/arnal-william.html As for the rest you can contact us at...

Duration:00:45:21