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Talk Heathen

Religion & Spirituality Podcasts

Talk Heathen is a weekly call-in television show in Austin, Texas geared toward long-form and on-going dialogue with theists & atheists about religion, theism, & secularism. Call 1-512-686-0279 every Sunday from 1-2pm CDT. Talk Heathen is produced by the Atheist Community of Austin. The Atheist Community of Austin is organized as a nonprofit educational corporation to develop & support the atheist community, to provide opportunities for socializing & friendship, to promote secular viewpoints, to encourage positive atheist culture, to defend the first amendment principle of government-religion separation, to oppose discrimination against atheists & to work with other organizations in pursuit of common goals.

Talk Heathen is a weekly call-in television show in Austin, Texas geared toward long-form and on-going dialogue with theists & atheists about religion, theism, & secularism. Call 1-512-686-0279 every Sunday from 1-2pm CDT. Talk Heathen is produced by the Atheist Community of Austin. The Atheist Community of Austin is organized as a nonprofit educational corporation to develop & support the atheist community, to provide opportunities for socializing & friendship, to promote secular viewpoints, to encourage positive atheist culture, to defend the first amendment principle of government-religion separation, to oppose discrimination against atheists & to work with other organizations in pursuit of common goals.

Location:

United States

Description:

Talk Heathen is a weekly call-in television show in Austin, Texas geared toward long-form and on-going dialogue with theists & atheists about religion, theism, & secularism. Call 1-512-686-0279 every Sunday from 1-2pm CDT. Talk Heathen is produced by the Atheist Community of Austin. The Atheist Community of Austin is organized as a nonprofit educational corporation to develop & support the atheist community, to provide opportunities for socializing & friendship, to promote secular viewpoints, to encourage positive atheist culture, to defend the first amendment principle of government-religion separation, to oppose discrimination against atheists & to work with other organizations in pursuit of common goals.

Language:

English

Contact:

8056669414


Episodes

Talk Heathen 05.30 07-25-2021 with Kenneth Leonard and JMike

7/25/2021
Greetings Heathens! Hope you are still safe during the ongoing pandemic, please continue to be safe out there. We hope to be a sanctuary for you in this chaotic world. In today’s episode of Talk Heathen, JMike is joined today by Kenneth Leonard. Kenneth has not forgotten leg day was yesterday btw. #LiftingWeightsFTW Let’s get to calls! Joe in Virginia would like to talk about JMike’s moral theory. JMike goes on to explain his position as a moral anti-realist. According to your moral theory...

Duration:01:32:12

Talk Heathen 05.29 07-18-2021 with Johnny P and ObjectivelyDan

7/18/2021
Greetings Heathens! Hope you are still safe during the ongoing pandemic. We are so close to seeing the end of it, stay vigilant! We hope to be a sanctuary for you in this chaotic world. In today’s episode of Talk Heathen, Johnny P. Angel is joined today by Objectively Dan (and Pico!) #TeamPico Let’s get to calls! Zoroaster from Texas would like to talk about how homosexuality is objectively immoral. Oooh starting out hot. Except right off the bat he changes the subject to pedophiles and is...

Duration:01:27:57

Talk Heathen 05.28 07-11-2021 with JMike and Matt Dillahunty

7/11/2021
Greetings Heathens! Hope you are being safe during the ongoing pandemic (still, sigh.) We hope to be a sanctuary for you in this chaotic world. In today’s episode of Talk Heathen, JMike is joined by Matt Dillahunty. Let’s get to calls! Mike in Ohio would like to discuss polytheism with JMike and Matt. Specifically the creation myth from the perspective of a polytheist. Kevin in New York is up next, he asks if the hosts are well versed or have complete knowledge of the Bible and if we are...

Duration:01:27:30

Talk Heathen 05.27 2021-07-04 with Lloyd Evans and Katy Montgomerie

7/4/2021
Greetings Heathens! In today’s episode of the Talk Heathen, we have a special “Dependence Day” Special with Lloyd Evans and Katy Montgomerie. First up we have Brian in Illinois who is comparing court testimony to the Bible’s testimony, and this is the only reliable testimony for belief. Maybe someone else’s religion is more reliable. How do we decide which religion offers reliable testimony? Simply calling something testimony does not mean we have to listen to it. Gerald from Europe is...

Duration:01:33:14

Talk Heathen 05.26 06-27-2021 with ObjectivelyDan and Jimmy Snow

6/27/2021
Greetings Heathens! Hope you all are doing well out there! We hope to be a sanctuary for you in this chaotic world. In today’s episode of Talk Heathen, ObjectivelyDan is joined by Jimmy Snow. Let’s get to calls! Adam in North Carolina would like to talk about Christian Apologetics and how they rehash the same arguments over and over again. Nothing has changed in 2,000 years and it seems any arguments they do come up with are getting stale. David in South Carolina is up next, he asks about...

Duration:01:37:02

Talk Heathen 05.25 06-20-2021 with Johnny P Angel and JMike

6/20/2021
Greetings Heathens! In today’s episode of Talk Heathen, Johnny P Angel is joined by Jmike. Johnny, keep growing that beard, it is the beard show you know. Just kidding, Let’s get to calls! Michael from Canada asks if we think he is irrational for believing in a diety. He goes on to argue with Jmike about empirical evidence and the presup nonsense about being cut off when being held to task. Hey Michael don’t be passive aggressive, you are not being cut off or interrupted, Jmike is having an...

Duration:01:36:42

Talk Heathen 05.24 06-13-2021 with Kenneth Leonard and Arden of Eden

6/13/2021
Hello everyone, and welcome to another amazing episode of Talk Heathen. This week, please welcome our hosts Kenneth Leonard and Arden of Eden. First up this afternoon is David from CA who wants to talk about evidence for an omniscient Jesus. The Bible isn’t evidence for the claims in the Bible. The Bible is made up of a series of claims, some of which can be demonstrated to be true, some of which have been demonstrated to be not true, and other claims we just don’t have sufficient evidence...

Duration:01:23:15

Talk Heathen 05.23 06-06-2021 with Rudy Bee and Lloyd Evans

6/6/2021
Greetings Heathens! In today’s episode of Talk Heathen, our absolutely fabulous Rudy Bee is joined by the very endearing Lloyd Evans. Let’s get to calls! Ashley from Colorado has a neighbor and friend who is studying with Jehovah’s Witnesses and is wondering how to best approach her and help her get away from them. She is also wondering how long she has before her friend is fully indoctrinated and ceases communicating with her. John in California is up next, he converted somewhat recently...

Duration:01:36:18

Talk Heathen 05.22 05-30-2021 with JMike and Christy Powell

5/30/2021
Greetings Heathens! Hope you all are continuing to be safe! Things are looking up though, to help us get out of the pandemic, please look into getting vaccinated if you can. In today’s episode of Talk Heathen, JMike is joined by the always wonderful Christy Powell. Let’s get to calls! Gaither from North Carolina would like to provide something and to help others like him. He was raised Evangelical Christian with the fear of Hell beaten into him at a young age. He is calling to give his...

Duration:01:36:54

Talk Heathen 05.21 05-23-2021 with ObjectivelyDan and Jmike

5/23/2021
Greetings Heathens! In today’s episode of Truth Wanted… Oh wait, this is Talk Heathen! Today we welcome ObjectivelyDan and Jmike to the hosts chairs! This should be a great show! Before we get to calls, we get to learn more about ObjectivelyDan and Jmike. As you know, Dan is the host for another ACA call in show called Truth Wanted (It’s one of the show notes writer’s favorites!) Jmike is joining the host roster and really “enjoys” talking to presups. Welcome Jmike! Let’s get to calls!...

Duration:01:34:55

Talk Heathen 05.20 05-16-2021 with Johnny P Angel and Kenneth Leonard

5/16/2021
It’s Sunday folks, it’s time for some atheist church, and our favorite ACA show Talk Heathen! We start today with a brand new intro, neat! In today’s episode, Johnny P. Angel is joined by Kenneth Leonard. Let’s get to calls! Leo from Wisconsin would like to talk about how he moved to a more conservative area for work and is seeking advice on how to find like-minded people in his new city. He is also curious about how to speak to his new coworkers and new friends. Levi in Colorado is up...

Duration:01:30:50

Talk Heathen 05.19 05-09-2021 with Jim Barrows and Rudy Bee

5/9/2021
Greetings Heathens! Happy Mother’s day to all those moms out there, we hope you have a great Sunday. For all you kids out there, call your mom, she’d probably enjoy talking with you. In today’s episode of Talk Heathen, Jim Barrows is joined by Rudy Bee. Let’s get to calls! Chad in Michigan has a few things to talk about. He was recently kicked out of his dad’s home over the weekend due to listening to an atheist podcast around his younger siblings. He is now wondering how to approach and...

Duration:01:27:09

Talk Heathen 05.18 05-02-2021 with Eric Murphy and Vi La Bianca

5/2/2021
Happy Sunday Heathens! In today's episode, Eric Murphy and Vi La Bianca are here to answer all of our caller’s burning questions. The first call this afternoon is Brenda from MN who believes that philosophy is objective and constant for everyone, and is not opinion based. They define opinions as beliefs, and truth as a subset of belief. The caller argues that subjective experiences of individuals and groups are irrelevant to the philosophical discussions. The next caller is Paul from...

Duration:01:35:49

Talk Heathen 05.17 04-25-2021 with Vi La Bianca and Godless Engineer

4/25/2021
Greetings Heathens! Hope you are still being safe out there! We hope to be a sanctuary for you in this chaotic world. In today’s episode of Talk Heathen, Vi La Bianca is joined by Godless Engineer. We are glad you’re here with us today! Let’s get to calls! Returning caller Scott from South Carolina would like to talk about the problem with evil. He called a couple weeks ago and is calling today to follow up with more discussion about it. Joe in Kansas is up next, he would like to talk...

Duration:01:42:19

Talk Heathen 05.16 04-18-2021 with Eric Murphy and Mandisa Thomas

4/18/2021
Greetings Heathens! In today’s episode of Talk Heathen Mandisa Thomas joins Eric Murphy in the co-host chair. Welcome back Mandisa, it’s great to see you! Let’s get to calls! Hermer from New York would like to talk about how atheism is useless and how he respects individual atheists but not atheism. He goes on to say he doesn’t like atheist sorcerers, oh myyyy. And he’s gone. He hung up because he didn’t get to talk to Vi. What an interesting start to the show. Jes in Louisiana is up next,...

Duration:01:36:14

Talk Heathen 05.15 04-11-2021 with Eric Murphy and Vi La Bianca

4/11/2021
Greetings Heathens! In today’s episode of Talk Heathen the dynamic duo are back together again, Eric Murphy and Vi La Bianca. #LaMurph Let’s get to calls! Scott from South Carolina would like to talk about evidence for God and the Problem with Evil. He goes on to explain 5 stanzas that he explains his Christian based beliefs and wonders what we think about evil. Literal alphabet soup (which confuses Scott) and if a jar of evil actually exists was mentioned. Scott call us back! This was a...

Duration:01:36:07

Talk Heathen 05.14 04-04-2021 with Eric Murphy and Christy Powell

4/4/2021
Greetings Heathens! Spring is in the air for the northern hemisphere, and apparently it’s also some Christian holiday of some sort today. Today’s episode of Talk Heathen is brought to you by chocolate bunnies, hidden easter eggs, and weekend zombies. Today, Eric Murphy is joined by Christy Powell from fellow ACA show, Secular Sexuality. Thanks for joining us Christy! Let’s get to calls! Kale Chip from Kentucky is calling again, they called last week about setting boundaries with Christians...

Duration:01:34:10

Talk Heathen 05.13 03-28-2021 with Eric Murphy and Thomas Westbrook

3/28/2021
Greetings & Salutations Heathens! In today’s episode of Talk Heathen, Eric Murphy is joined by Thomas Westbrook (aka Holy Koolaid.) Welcome back to the cohost chair Thomas, we are glad you could join us today. Also, Happy Birthday Thomas! Let’s get to calls! Barry from the UK would like to talk about how to effectively promote skepticism and critical thinking in US schools. We do have an uphill battle here, due to how ingrained religiosity is here, but there are baby steps we can take to...

Duration:01:52:03

Talk Heathen 05.12 03-21-2021 with Vi La Bianca and Viced Rhino

3/21/2021
Greetings Heathens! Hope you all are enjoying spring so far. There is light at the end of this tunnel, we just need to continue to be patient. Keep being safe out there. Today’s show is really special, our dear friend Viced Rhino is joining us in the cohost seat. Thanks for joining us today! Let’s get to calls! Jason from Pennsylvania would like to talk about how fossils are created, how they are found on mountaintops, and how they could prove a global flood. “But why couldn’t these animals...

Duration:01:33:00

Talk Heathen 05.11 03-14-2021 with Eric Murphy and JMike

3/14/2021
Greetings Heathens! We’ve got a special episode for you today, Rasputin has escaped death once again and is joining Eric Murphy on the show! Wooooo! Joking, it’s JMike. Welcome to the co-host seat JMike, we are glad you are here! Let’s get to calls! Aegir from Iceland would like to talk about why we argue against intelligent design and are justified in calling it random. Pauly in Germany is up next, asking if you’ve deconverted from religious life, how does this impact your mental health?...

Duration:01:37:07