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This is a weekly podcast where Mike McHargue answers questions about science, faith, and life. Submit questions with #asksciencemike on Twitter, YouTube or Soundcloud.

This is a weekly podcast where Mike McHargue answers questions about science, faith, and life. Submit questions with #asksciencemike on Twitter, YouTube or Soundcloud.
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This is a weekly podcast where Mike McHargue answers questions about science, faith, and life. Submit questions with #asksciencemike on Twitter, YouTube or Soundcloud.

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English


Episodes

Episode 167 - Prairies, Vegetarians, and Climate Deniers

11/6/2018
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This week's episode covers your questions on how to take action to mitigate climate change. Here's some additional resources discussed this week: Global Warming’s Six Americas Animal Agriculture’s Impact on Climate Change The carbon foodprint of 5 diets compared How to fight desertification and reverse climate change Bringing back wolves partially revived Yellowstone 60% OF ALL MAMMALS ON EARTH ARE LIVESTOCK, SAYS NEW STUDY THIS GASOLINE IS MADE OF CARBON SUCKED FROM THE AIR

Duration:00:47:56

Episode 166 - Ask Pastor Betsy

10/29/2018
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This week Science Mike and Pastor Betsy answer questions.

Duration:01:02:48

Episode 165 - LIVE in Placentia, CA

10/23/2018
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This week's episode was recorded live at Placentia Presbyterian Church in Placentia, CA. The questions are unscreened and the answers are unrehearsed--so fact check anything that sounds dubious to you. :) Science Mike is co-hosting an online book club called the Cosmic Campfire about mysticism and science. It starts next week.

Duration:01:31:27

Episode 164 - How Screwed Are We?

10/15/2018
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This week we're talking about the most recent IPCC report on climate change. Learn More Skeptical Science How Climate Change Affects The Poor(video) Take Individual Action Top 50 Things To Do To Stop Global Warming What You Can Do About Climate Change

Duration:00:29:23

Episode 163 - Sexual Violence

9/26/2018
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I am a survior of sexual assault who has never come forward. On this episode, I discuss why, and what that means in how we respond to victims of sexual assault. 30 Alarming Statistics That Show The Reality Of Sexual Violence In America Definition of Affirmative Consent

Duration:00:29:19

Episode 162 - Is the Enneagram Bullshit?

9/19/2018
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Science Mike and Annie Dimond talk about the popularity of the Ennegram from the perspective of skeptics.

Duration:00:57:14

Episode 161 - Confidence and Failure

9/11/2018
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What does it take to build self-confidence?

Duration:00:32:14

Episode 160 - Parenting, Bubble Wrap, and the Perfect Diet

8/20/2018
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Check out Queer Clergy Trading Cards! For this week's Ask Science Mike, we address the following questions: Why do people love to pop bubble wrap? What problematic beliefs are baked into secularism? What is the optimal human diet? What does science have to say about how parenting changes people’s personalities? You're in charge of this program. All you have to do is submit a question on asksciencemike.com. Why do people love to pop bubble wrap? The science behind why popping bubble...

Duration:00:40:57

Episode 159: The Art and Science of Changing Minds

8/6/2018
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This week is s special episode looking at the techniques and strategies for changing people's minds.

Duration:00:47:23

Episode 158 - LIVE from Paris, Ontario, Canada

7/31/2018
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This episode was recorded live at the Skylight Festival in Paris, ON.

Duration:01:07:16

Episode 157 - Outside the Lines with Mihee Kim-Kort

7/2/2018
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This week I'm talking with Mihee Kim-Kort about her new book, Outside the Lines: How Embracing Queerness Will Transform Your Faith.

Duration:00:29:57

Episode 156 - Homebrewed Christianity Team-up

6/26/2018
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This is a special live episode with Tripp Fuller from Homebrewed Christianity. Join Tripp and I (along with scientiests and theologians) for Cosmic Campfire this November. Head to cosmiccampfire.party to learn more.

Duration:01:52:46

Episode 155 - Terror Management, EMPs, and Gay Conversion Therapy

6/21/2018
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Here’s some resources for the questions covered on this episode of Ask Science Mike. How does Biblical marriage translate to our modern notions of marriage? The Ethics of F***ing - The Liturgists Podcast Can humanity to anything to prepare for an EMP? Doomsday Fear: Could an EMP Throw World into Chaos? What are your thoughts on Terror Management Theory as the root of beliefs about God? Fear, Death and Politics: What Your Mortality Has to Do with the Upcoming Election

Duration:00:36:31

Episode 154 - Male Violence, Toxic Oxygen, and Personality Tests

6/13/2018
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This week we're talking about personality tests, a 100% oxygen atmosphere, the biology of male violence and unrequited love. Anyone interested in doing public work (books, podcasts, speaking, etc) may be interested in my upcoming webinar.

Duration:00:39:12

Episode 153 - Autism Spectrum Disorder

6/5/2018
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On this week's program, Science Mike talks about Autism Spectrum Disorder, and how discovering that he's on the spectrum has impacted his life.

Duration:00:31:37

Episode 152 - LIVE on the Internet

5/21/2018
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It's a strange, new thing: Ask Science Mike LIVE on the Internet.

Duration:01:18:37

Episode 151 - Incels and Masculinity in the 21st Century

4/16/2018
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This week we're talking about the crisis in masculinity--and new ways to imagine what being a man looks like.

Duration:00:28:33

Episode 150 - Terraforming, White Noise, and Science Party Tricks

4/9/2018
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Here’s the questions on this week’s show: Can you blow our minds with science? What are your thoughts on terraforming? Does white noise help or harm human sleep cycles? How do you cope with religious guilt? Here are some resources for anyone who wants to dig deeper: Can you blow our minds with science? CRISPR–Cas encoding of a digital movie into the genomes of a population of living bacteria An extra-uterine system to physiologically support the extreme premature lamb Lunar...

Duration:00:33:04

Episode 149 - Ask Pastor Sarah

4/2/2018
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This week Science Mike talks with Rev. Sarah Heath about life as a woman in ministry. followed by listener questions. Check out Sarah's podcast, Sonderlust.

Duration:01:30:30

Episode 148 - Prayer

3/26/2018
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This week we're talking about prayer, and why it's hard to pray after deconstruction. Looking for more? Try these resources: Finding God in the Waves How to Be Video Workshop

Duration:00:30:32