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Irreverent Secular Humanism The Wayward Willis is an atheist podcast with a slant toward secular humanism and education. Our goal is to publicize religious topics and discuss the effects of religion on a secular society in an entertaining way. Jon and Ron are two guys with different backgrounds and strong opinions on topics you don't discuss in polite company. For more entertainment and bonus content, please go to http://www.patreon.com/wayward/ and become a patron today!

Irreverent Secular Humanism The Wayward Willis is an atheist podcast with a slant toward secular humanism and education. Our goal is to publicize religious topics and discuss the effects of religion on a secular society in an entertaining way. Jon and Ron are two guys with different backgrounds and strong opinions on topics you don't discuss in polite company. For more entertainment and bonus content, please go to http://www.patreon.com/wayward/ and become a patron today!
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Saint Louis, MO

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Irreverent Secular Humanism The Wayward Willis is an atheist podcast with a slant toward secular humanism and education. Our goal is to publicize religious topics and discuss the effects of religion on a secular society in an entertaining way. Jon and Ron are two guys with different backgrounds and strong opinions on topics you don't discuss in polite company. For more entertainment and bonus content, please go to http://www.patreon.com/wayward/ and become a patron today!

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Episodes

What Even Is Holiness?

9/23/2018
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Jon and Ron talk about fine, upstanding religious people and their concepts of holiness. We also call Judy out for being all holier-than-thou and spoiling everyone's fun! Jon and Ron talk to Mike and Ryan from the Unholy Generation podcast about growing up with religion and finding community. https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/ryan-flowers/the-unholy-generation-podcast https://www.patreon.com/UnholyGenerationPodcast https://www.facebook.com/unholypod Twitter: @UnholyGensPod unholypod@gmail.com...

Duration:01:26:41

What Even Is Hermeneutics?

9/16/2018
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Jon and Ron talk about interpretation of scripture and the US Constitution and why the founding fathers didn't know about drones. Jon talks to Michael Wiseman from the Bible Says What?! podcast about believers' Biblical knowledge and interpretation. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-bible-says-what/id1383942979 https://player.fm/series/the-bible-says-what-2362198 https://www.patreon.com/BSWthepodcast https://www.facebook.com/BSWthepodcast/ https://www.instagram.com/bswthepodcast/...

Duration:01:12:49

What Even Is A Heathen?

9/9/2018
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Jon and Ron talk about heathens, Heathenry, and Sven's stupid cat! We learn about pagan customs and how much of it is a big excuse to drink - like St. Patrick's Day. Jon and Ron talk to Eric and Jamie from Talk Heathen about their show, the work of the ACA, and their deconversion stories. http://www.talkheathen.com https://www.youtube.com/talkheathen https://www.facebook.com/TalkHeathen https://discord.gg/UPPVPp8 http://reddit.com/r/talkheathen Twitter: @DirtyHeathen Twitter:...

Duration:01:42:27

What Even Is Intelligent Design?

9/2/2018
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Jon and Ron talk about Intelligent Design and how it's not as intelligent as it seems. But hey, Jon gets to talk about the bacterial flagellum! Jon and Ron talk to Zaunstar, a YouTuber and skeptic who didn't go Jordan B. Peterson when it started being cool. https://www.youtube.com/user/Zaunstar/videos https://www.facebook.com/Zaunstar/ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm7443373/ Twitter: @Zaunstar Gandalf Or God?! Ron has to guess whether four quotes come from The Lord Of The Rings or The Bible....

Duration:01:26:50

What Even Is The Satanic Panic?

8/26/2018
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Jon and Ron talk about the Satanic Panic and how bad ideas ruin people's lives. Also, you probably won't understand part of this episode unless the devil makes you listen to it backward! Jon and Ron talk to Hertzey Hertz about Atheists Talk, Hertzey Talks, and her fascination with the 80s and D&D. https://atheisttalk.libsyn.com/ https://www.facebook.com/HertzeyTalks/ http://www.am950radio.com/events/atheists-talk/ @Hertzey @AtheistsTalk Gandalf Or God?! Ron has to guess whether four quotes...

Duration:01:14:13

What Even Is Activism?

8/19/2018
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Jon and Ron talk about activism, slacktivism, and astroturfing. Sharing memes isn't enough, FYI. Also, it wouldn't be an episode if Jon didn't manage to throw in a couple of Voltron references. Jon and Ron talk to Mandisa Thomas of Black Nonbelievers about activism, inequality in the atheist community, and the religious affiliation within black communities. http://www.blacknonbelievers.org http://www.wrfg.org http://www.patreon.com/mandisalateefah...

Duration:01:20:42

What Even Is Religious Liberty?

8/12/2018
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Jon and Ron talk about religious liberty, RFRA, the Religious Liberty Task Force, and the Christian persecution complex. Also, chickens are assholes. Fear them. Jon and Ron talk to Sarah Austin from the SarahTalk Podcast about her background in radio, podcasting with her wife, and deep-dive into Project Blitz. We love Sarah and you will, too! http://www.sarahtalk.com http://www.sarahtalk.com/act https://www.facebook.com/SarahTalkRadio/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/sarahtalk/ Twitter:...

Duration:01:15:34

24: What Even Is Dualism?

7/1/2018
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Jon and Logan talk about the coexistence of good vs. evil and how Ubisoft has to nerf or buff gods based on their attack and defense stats. Jon finishes his review of Anthony DeStefano's book "Inside The Atheist Mind" and concludes that it's a steaming pile of shit. Logan bids listeners a fond farewell to overly sappy music and an inflated ego. The podcast will miss him, but the show must go on! Intro music by Austin Colón: http://austincolon.wixsite.com/music...

Duration:00:56:14

23: What Even Is Idolatry?

6/24/2018
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Jon and Logan talk about Emma Watson for an hour...or about idolatry and the religious view on melting your Apple Watch down into a little fat guy to answer your prayers. Jon continues his review of Anthony DeStefano's book, "Inside the Atheist Mind," chapters 4-6\. DON'T BUY THIS BOOK! https://smile.amazon.com/Inside-Atheist-Mind-Unmasking-Religion/dp/0718080564 Jon & Logan break down a verse from the book of Job where god lactates and has multiple dicks. Also, trigger alert: the word,...

Duration:00:54:59

22: What Even Is Deism?

6/17/2018
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Fresh from vacation, Jon and Logan talk about vague god concepts, religious masquerades, and the Mad Max scenario of a mega-church the size of an entire country! Jon reviews "Inside The Atheist Mind" by Anthony DeStefano. DON'T BUY THIS BOOK! https://smile.amazon.com/Inside-Atheist-Mind-Unmasking-Religion/dp/0718080564 Jon & Logan break down a verse from Exodus about how only Yahweh has the ability to make flies swarm. Intro music by Austin Colón: http://austincolon.wixsite.com/music...

Duration:01:03:31

21: What Even Are Hymns?

6/3/2018
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Jon and Logan talk about traditional and contemporary Christian music and why churches only use 50 pages of 300-page hymnals. Also, there's a Veggie Tales Easter egg in there somewhere. Also: Great Apollyon, grim and awful, steeped in gore and stained in blood Death, with all his fearsome forces, has besieged the Son of God. Satan, clothed with evil armor, darkly gleaming, proud and cold Merciless, he joins the battle, armed and clad with pow'r untold. Jon talks to Priss about being a...

Duration:01:27:11

20: What Even Is Secularism?

5/27/2018
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Jon and Logan talk about secular societies and negative sectarian influences on culture, education, and politics. Jon talks to Amy & Ami from the Secular Soup Podcast about secularism, parenting, and Ami's disturbing love of Donald Trump. http://www.delightfulbitchcraft.com https://www.facebook.com/secularsoup/ https://www.instagram.com/secularsoup/ Logan talks about Deadpool and Jon interrupts frequently to talk about how much he loves Ryan Reynolds. Intro music by Austin Colón:...

Duration:00:20:32

19: What Even Are Heavenly Treasures?

5/21/2018
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Jon and Logan talk about sliding down elephant trunks, flying, and having unbelievable sex with raisins! Jon talks to Phil Ferguson about investing, futures, tithing, and what you can do with money that's better than burning it. http://polarisfinancialplanning.com/the-phil-ferguson-show/ https://www.facebook.com/ThePhilFergusonShow/ Twitter: @skepticmoney Phil has agreed to give our listeners 30 minute financial consultations with no obligation! Take him up on his offer by e-mailing him at...

Duration:01:12:50

18: What Even Is Fundamentalism?

5/13/2018
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Jon and Logan talk about literalism, inerrancy, and Fundies! Also, confirmed we did not poop our collective pants. Jon talks to Tracie Harris of The Atheist Community Of Austin, The Atheist Experience, and Godless Bitches. http://www.godlessbitches.com/ http://www.atheist-experience.com/ https://www.youtube.com/user/TheAtheistExperience https://atheist-community.org/ Logan talks about "Rogue-like" video games and the RPG genre. Intro music by Austin Colón:...

Duration:01:24:52

17: What Even Are Altar Calls?

5/6/2018
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Jon and Logan talk about altar calls, salvation, guilt, and shame! And what you could do if your Sunday isn't spent in church. Jon talks about the podcast listener survey responses, potential changes and updates for the podcast, and merchandise! Who wants a shirt? http://survey.waywardwillis.com Logan talks about quantum computing and teaches Jon how to practice safe entanglement. Intro music by Austin Colón: http://austincolon.wixsite.com/music...

Duration:00:45:13

16: What Even Is Blood Doctrine?

4/29/2018
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Jon and Logan talk about the Jehovah's Witness blood doctrine and the controversies surrounding blood transfusions and eating gazelle meat! Jon talks to Becca about her ex-JW understanding of the blood doctrine and her personal experience with the effects. http://www.sarahtalk.com https://www.facebook.com/SarahTalkRadio/ Twitter: @SarahTalkRadio Logan talks about carbon nanotubes and their flexible applications, while Jon tries to fit a phone up his butt. Intro music by Austin Colón:...

Duration:01:02:17

15: What Even Is Social Justice?

4/22/2018
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Jon and Logan talk about social justice warriors, inequality, feminism, and racism in America. Jon talks to DeRay Mckesson about Campaign Zero, Black Lives Matter, and social activism. https://www.joincampaignzero.org https://crooked.com/podcast-series/pod-save-the-people/ https://www.facebook.com/dmckesson Twitter: @deray Logan talks about the history and characteristics of EDM. Jon invites Kenny G on the show! Intro music by Austin Colón: http://austincolon.wixsite.com/music...

Duration:01:01:00

14: What Even Is Superstition?

4/15/2018
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Please take our listener survey! Make your voice heard! http://survey.waywardwillis.com Jon and Logan talk about superstitions and their relationship to religion and fear. We even enumerate some pretty great and silly superstitions for your enjoyment! Jon talks to Margaret Downey about the Freethought Society, the Boy Scouts, and The Friggatriskaidekaphobia Treament Center. http://www.ftsociety.org https://www.ftsociety.org/menu/journey-stories/...

Duration:01:21:32

13: What Even Is Church?

4/8/2018
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Jon and Logan talk about lowercase C church, uppercase C Church, and the fleecing of the flock in megachurches. Jon talks about his trip to the American Atheists Conference in Oklahoma City and the fellowship of heathens. http://atheists.org Logan talks about the history of AI and the difficulties of bringing it to life - especially if it ends up destroying all life in the end! Intro music by Austin Colón: http://austincolon.wixsite.com/music...

Duration:00:59:22

12: What Even Are Raëlians?

4/1/2018
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Jon and Logan talk about the sexy UFO cult of Raul, the lone volcano crater inhabitant. Also, Soylent Green is people!!! Jon talks to Ross Blocher about his podcast, his co-host, and his personal experiences with becoming a honorary Raelian. http://maximumfun.org/shows/oh-no-ross-and-carrie http://ohnopodcast.com https://www.facebook.com/ONRAC/ Twitter: @OhNoPodcast No segment 3 this week because Logan is a baddy and didn't do his job. Intro music by Austin Colón:...

Duration:01:06:03