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Seth Andrews, a former Christian broadcaster and believer for 30 years, ultimately escaped the bonds of superstitious thinking to embrace the more satisfying explanations that science provides. A professional video producer and host of one of the most popular atheist communities on the internet, Seth Andrews brings a polished format, a relaxed environment and a rage-free challenge to the religious beliefs that defined his youth.

Seth Andrews, a former Christian broadcaster and believer for 30 years, ultimately escaped the bonds of superstitious thinking to embrace the more satisfying explanations that science provides. A professional video producer and host of one of the most popular atheist communities on the internet, Seth Andrews brings a polished format, a relaxed environment and a rage-free challenge to the religious beliefs that defined his youth.
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Seth Andrews, a former Christian broadcaster and believer for 30 years, ultimately escaped the bonds of superstitious thinking to embrace the more satisfying explanations that science provides. A professional video producer and host of one of the most popular atheist communities on the internet, Seth Andrews brings a polished format, a relaxed environment and a rage-free challenge to the religious beliefs that defined his youth.

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Episodes

What They Don’t Know Won’t Kill Me: One Man’s Secret in the Shadow of Islam

3/19/2019
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Jimmy was born into a Muslim family and the Islamic faith. Jimmy also carried a secret...one that threatened to destroy him if it ever came to light. Seth Andrews tells Jimmy's true story, a difficult yet important example of how religions oppress, and why we should work together to create a future of freedom. Discover more about Jimmy at @Geemme, or https://www.freeheartsfreeminds.com Support our sponsors: http://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/seth http://www.audible.com/sethandrews

Duration:01:24:35

A Candid Conversation About Christianity: Seth Andrews & Pastor Caleb Moore

3/12/2019
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Caleb Moore is a Baptist pastor who expressed interest in talking with Seth Andrews about God, Christianity, atheism, and more. Their conversation - unedited - is releasing both here and on Pastor Caleb's podcast in the hopes of furthering discussion on both platforms and providing an example of how strong disagreement doesn't have to make us enemies. Pastor Moore's website is http://www.calebmoore.tv Support our sponsor: Get a free trial at The Great Courses Plus with this special URL....

Duration:02:00:21

The Righteous & The Woke: Purity Cults in the Struggles for Justice (with Dr. Valerie Tarico)

3/5/2019
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In this crazy world, how often has a passionate desire for justice caused us to oversimplify complex problems, ignore details that don't validate us, and vilify all who dare to disagree? Has "Woke Culture" sometimes exhibited a dogmatic, even religious, attitude toward the worthy and the unworthy? And is it even possible to have a reasonable conversation about this in the Era Of Online Outrage? Psychologist Dr. Valerie Tarico joins Seth Andrews for just such a conversation. Dr. Tarico's...

Duration:01:11:44

Listener Calls: Mormons, Meat, & "Secular Religion"

2/26/2019
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Seth Andrews takes listener calls on a variety of subjects, including horse meat, Mormon baptism, "First Stage Atheism," and "secular religion." The comments sections will have much to chew on. Support our sponsor: Postmates (Download the Postmates app and use code sethandrews for $100 delivery credit in your first seven days)

Duration:00:57:33

Street Epistemology Workshop: Challenging Beliefs Through Friendly Conversation

2/19/2019
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Street Epistemology is a tool for engaging everyday people in conversations about beliefs and truth claims. In this broadcast, Seth Andrews speaks with four active street epistemologists about their methods and experiences, and he plays recordings from several SE encounters so that listeners can hear street epistemology in action. Find out more about SE at https://streetepistemology.com Support our sponsors: The Great Courses Plus: http://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/seth Blinkist:...

Duration:01:00:33

Ken Ham Quotes Seth Andrews (and it's the comedy event of the year)!

2/13/2019
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Ken Ham quoted Seth Andrews in an article shilling for Ham's new book. It's gold...and Seth couldn't help but do a little monologue about it. https://answersingenesis.org/culture/where-are-coming-generations-headed/?fbclid=IwAR1s8q4URGC6ytLKRBzj2PARe4jfpOj0nk67VovL6vlhfSg33VdN8bVtYNE

Duration:00:25:03

YouTube Atheism is (NOT) Dead!

2/12/2019
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Is YouTube atheism dead? Not remotely. Join Seth Andrews as he connects with six rising YouTube activists who are not only injecting fresh blood into the conversations out there, but who are committed to fostering dialogue, compassion, community, and humanity. YOUTUBE SEARCH TO FIND: Genetically Modified Skeptic Telltale Atheist Holy Koolaid Shannon Q. Talk Heathen Mr. Atheist Support our sponsor: http://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/seth VIDEO of this conversation: https://youtu.be/8z2QbphK6Vg

Duration:01:26:21

Tribes, Trump, & the Masculine Male (with Dr. Hector Garcia)

2/5/2019
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Evolutionary psychologist and author Dr. Hector A. Garcia speaks candidly about men, masculinity, leaders, followers, attraction, and how evolution informs it all. SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS The Great Courses Plus: http://www.thegreatcourses.com/seth Blinkist Get a free 7-day trial at http://www.blinkist.com/seth Dr. Garcia's website: https://www.hector-garcia.com VIDEO of this conversation at https://youtu.be/2TtoPPjxQT4

Duration:01:06:50

Remembering Tootsie (Rat Dog)

2/4/2019
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Little Tootsie left us on February 3rd, 2019...less than three weeks after we lost Henry. For those who wish to hear the story, and to take the journey, Seth Andrews speaks about "Rat Dog" and the community that loved her. ARTICLE: "Why Losing a Dog can be Harder than Losing a Relative or Friend" https://bit.ly/2BfsT4z

Duration:00:28:31

The Silent Witness

1/29/2019
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Throughout our greatest suffering, our most horrific experiences, our worst fears come true...the world's dominant religions declare that we are being watched. Seth Andrews explores this idea.

Duration:00:39:48

The Faith Healers

1/22/2019
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They're the self-proclaimed agents of God's supernatural power. And...they want your money! Join Seth Andrews for a romp through the wild, weird, and often damaging world of evangelical faith healers, and learn some of the tricks they use to con the vulnerable, the hurting, and the desperate. Bob Larson exorcism: https://youtu.be/UJ_moqoE3OM (Video REMOVED by Bob Larson) John & Ryan commentary on the exorcism: https://youtu.be/bVHD9eHckeU John & Ryan commentary on Peter Popoff:...

Duration:01:38:31

A "Thank You" from Seth & Natalie

1/19/2019
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A personal word of thanks for your amazing support and love during a difficult time. https://www.gofundme.com/rememberinghenry

Duration:00:10:21

Remembering Henry

1/17/2019
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We lost Henry on January 15th, 2019. Seth Andrews tells the story of his rescue, his unexpected passing, and how he and Natalie wish to memorialize him. Thank you so much for the outpouring of love and support. VIDEO of this is at https://youtu.be/1yAyqVdv0eU SUPPORT The Henry Van at https://bit.ly/2RU6J1x GoFundMe link: https://bit.ly/2RU6J1x

Duration:00:18:27

John de Lancie: The Truth & The Lie

1/15/2019
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John de Lancie is a veteran actor whose credits on television, stage, and screen range from Star Trek TNG to Breaking Bad to Assassin's Creed to My Little Pony. John is also an outspoken humanist and science advocate. In this show, he speaks with Seth Andrews about life, storytelling, Trump, religion, humanism, and (hopefully) a more reasonable future.

Duration:00:49:22

Islam & The Future of Tolerance: with film director Jay Shapiro

1/8/2019
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Jay Shapiro is director of the new documentary film, "Islam & The Future of Tolerance." The film stars Maajid Nawaz and Sam Harris, and it's available on Amazon, iTunes, and at http://www.islamandthefutureoftolerance.com Jay speaks about the film, and we play several clips.

Duration:00:49:16

Shannon Q: The Sham of Religious "Deliverance" Ministries

1/2/2019
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YouTuber and atheist advocate Shannon Q. sounds off on atheism, activism, and the disturbingly awful practices of Above & Beyond, a religious "deliverance" ministry more interested in superstition than science. Shannon's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0qhPJh8DeoR-3JhMrIvw0g YouTube video of this conversation is at https://youtu.be/bCXJJlOn2Qc

Duration:00:49:41

2018: The Year in Review

12/28/2018
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Seth Andrews counts down some of the biggest and most entertaining stories of the past year. Happy New Year, and thanks for listening!

Duration:00:57:28

A Skeptical Christmas with Seth Andrews and Matt Dillahunty

12/23/2018
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Friends and activists Seth Andrews and Matt Dillahunty mark the holiday with observations about Christmas, religion, agnostics, philosophy, politics, and Mormon porn. Enjoy! VIDEO of this conversation is at https://youtu.be/KCIIJr2wC84 Support Seth on Patreon at http://www.patreon.com/sethandrews

Duration:01:23:39

Phone Calls to Strangers: a Secular Christmas Surprise

12/16/2018
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Seth Andrews calls various people in need with gifts, help, and charity made possible by his audience. The show is releasing a few days early, so that recipients can get their gifts sooner. Help Kristy get back home after an electrical fire. Fundraising link is https://www.facebook.com/donate/739257256410808/1991613807581690/ Sponsored by Casper. Get $50 off select mattresses at http://www.casper.com/thinkingatheist (promo code: thinkingatheist)

Duration:00:55:26

Phone Calls to Strangers: a Secular Christmas Surprise

12/16/2018
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Seth Andrews calls various people in need with gifts, help, and charity made possible by his audience. The show is releasing a few days early, so that recipients can get their gifts sooner. Help Kristy get back home after an electrical fire. Fundraising link is https://www.facebook.com/donate/739257256410808/1991613807581690/ Sponsored by Casper. Get $50 off select mattresses at http://www.casper.com/thinkingatheist (promo code: thinkingatheist)

Duration:00:55:48