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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

Getting To Know Jeanne Ikerd

11/22/2017
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In this episode I chatted with Jeanne Ikerd about anything and everything from polyamory to being poor to death and dying. It was an awesome chat and I think that I learned a lot about Jeanne and the kind of person that she is. Here are some...

Duration: 01:07:15


The Episode That Music Built

11/20/2017
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In this episode of the Shift To Reason Radio we had an even smaller crew. Angela had to leave because she wasn't feeling great so that left Cory, Rene, Leo, and Dave to talk about music tropes and the music industry. http://www.metalsucks.net/2017/11/07/marilyn-manson-explains-use-of-fake-rifle-during-his-recent-return-to-the-stage/ Follow the show on twitter @brainstormpod, check out the facebook page at facebook.com/brainstormpodcast, or join our discussion group; The Brainstorm...

Duration: 01:19:09


Summarizing Things Poorly with Mike Smith

11/13/2017
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In this episode we have a slightly smaller crew than usual. Cory, Angela, Leo, and Rene talk to Michael Smith from the Poorly Summarized podcast. After the interview we do a relatively new segment called Fuck you/You're Cool. There's not much for links but here are a few that might be...

Duration: 01:28:51


Re-broadcast: An Academic Talks Social Justice

11/10/2017
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This is a re-broadcast. I'm very happy with this interview and the response it got. I hope you enjoy it. Hey everyone, this is my interview with Edwin; a Phd candidate in sociology. I say in my commentary on this one that I didn't have time to do any background fact checking but eventually I did so most of the things that I thought needed to be verified are in the links below. Edwin also gave me a bunch of links and studies which are also available for you to...

Duration: 01:37:20


The Breastbyterian Church, Alien Rock Stars, and Vegan Nazis

11/6/2017
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In this one Cory, Angela, Lisa, Basit, Destin, and Rene cover news stories under a variety of topics. Religious Nuttery Gumby’s Story - http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/10/21/christian-shelter-forces-homeless-women-to-give-10-to-megachurch Woo Report Rene’s Story - https://consequenceofsound.net/2017/10/tom-delonges-new-ufo-academy-is-crowdfunding-a-spaceship/?wasp=facebook-ads WTF Basit’s Story...

Duration: 01:07:55


Yakking with Rob Ray

10/30/2017
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This time on the Skeptic Studio, Cory, Angela, Lisa, Rene, Basit, and Destin are joined by Rob Ray from the Secular Yakking podcast. Then they talk a bit about expectations in the atheist community. Here are some links https://www.facebook.com/secularyakking/ http://secularyakking.com/ https://twitter.com/secularyakking 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: 01:40:57


Re-broadcast Social Justice with Dustin Dark

10/27/2017
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This is a re-broadcast of my interview on social justice with Dustin Dark. It was a good interview and chat but there were some points of contention that I addressed after the interview. There were listeners who considered this format unfair. As a result, I tried to change my method of addressing differences of opinion in future episodes. Check out the rest of the episodes without waiting for the rebroadcast at https://www.spreaker.com/show/thehardcoreskepticexamines This episode was...

Duration: 01:09:28


Sexual Harassment and Gun Control

10/23/2017
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In this episode of Shift To Reason Radio; Cory, Rene, Lisa, and Leo take a look at sexual harassment before discussing a new study about gun control. Leo’s Story https://www.sciencealert.com/studies-show-evidence-that-stricter-gun-control-works-to-save-lives https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2017/10/2/16399418/us-gun-violence-statistics-maps-charts As for the rest you can contact us at mai@brainstormblog.net Follow the show on twitter @brainstormpod, check out the facebook...

Duration: 01:12:33


I Think Your Inner Socialist Is Showing

10/22/2017
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Original release date:Jan. 11, 2014 In this episode Lana, Mike and Rene join me(Cory) to talk about some topics I found. In the first part we tackle a few different things from a bit about Duck Dynasty, to responsible journalism, to economic disparity Edit: I don't really remember much about this one except that this was the first time we invited Lana to join the podcast. She was a great addition to the crew. I think this is really where we started to find our stride. Chris Kluwe's...

Duration: 00:48:57


Getting To Know Marissa Alexa McCool

10/18/2017
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In this episode of Skeptic Voices, I talked to Marissa Alexa McCool about life, train tracks, and family. It was an awesome chat and I think I learned quite a bit about Marissa on a much more personal level than before. I hope you enjoy it. Here are some...

Duration: 01:07:48


Sexual Harassment in the Atheist Community with Stephanie Zvan

10/17/2017
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There's something troubling going on in the atheist and skeptic community, and apparently it's been happening for awhile. People are getting away with sexual harassment and sometimes assault because they have standing in the community and people want to hear them speak at their conferences and have them as guests on their shows. I talk with Stephanie Zvan about this, how long it's been going on, and what we can do about it. You can find Stephanie's stuff...

Duration: 00:57:14


Way Too Deep with Johnathan Arriola

10/16/2017
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This time on The Skeptic Studio we had Johnathan Arriola from the podcast TDTFpod. We didn't talk about any one thing too much and mostly just joked around, right up until we started talking about free will and determinism. It was a blast and a great conversation. You can follow Johnathan's podcast here https://soundcloud.com/tdtfpod As for the rest Follow the show on twitter @brainstormpod, check out the facebook page at facebook.com/brainstormpodcast, or join our discussion group;...

Duration: 01:35:32


Re-broadcast Social Justice with Randy Tyson

10/12/2017
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This is a rebroadcast of my interview on social justice with Randy Tyson. This was a good conversation with some disagreement but not as much as you might think. There are some issues with the format of this episode which I try to address in future episodes. Check out the rest of the episodes without waiting for the rebroadcast at https://www.spreaker.com/show/thehardcoreskepticexamines This episode was originally posted at...

Duration: 01:32:51


Negative Atheism, AA, and Bride Markets

10/9/2017
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In this episode of the Brainstorm Shift to Reason Radio we talk about Alcoholics Anonymous, a supposed atheist turned Christian, a survey that says 40% of Canadians are skeptical of science, and Bulgarian culture and virgin bride markets. Links Destin’s Story https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2015/04/the-irrationality-of-alcoholics-anonymous/386255/?utm_source=atlfb Angela’s...

Duration: 01:07:35


Losing Our Religion with Leslea Mair

10/3/2017
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Hey everyone and welcome to this extra episode of the Brainstorm podcast Skeptic Studio where we do interviews, major topics, and news related to skepticism and atheism. This is a special episode because there was a bit of a deadline for getting this interview done and out. Starting on October 12th and ending on October 15th the Regina Public Library is screening the film Losing Our Religion a feature length documentary about preachers who are not believers, and what atheists do when they...

Duration: 00:37:17


Atheism Beyond The Trailer Park with Heretic Woman

10/2/2017
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This time around we had Deborah Mctaggart aka Heretic Woman in to chat about how she came to atheism, about her podcast, about Canada, and a little about the Mythicist Milwaukee conference. Links https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCe3665qM1r42N9LZArM31wg/featured?&ab_channel=BeyondtheTrailerPark http://www.spreaker.com/show/beyond-the-trailer-park-aoa https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1OrX1FHb4oXuMxbITsHw-g?&ab_channel=HolyCrapTheVlogCast https://twitter.com/hereticwoman You can...

Duration: 01:42:38


Rebroadcast - Social Justice with Trav Mamone

9/28/2017
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This is a rebroadcast of the first episode of The Hardcore Skeptic Examines. These show notes are copied and pasted from my original post on http://www.spreaker.com/user/brainstormpodcast/social-justice-with-trav-mamone Here it is; the first real episode of The Hardcore Skeptic Examines. Over the next 20 or so episodes I'll be interviewing different people with different perspectives on different aspects of ....Social Justice. The subject of social justice is one that garners a lot of...

Duration: 00:48:47


Rubbish Camp

9/25/2017
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In this installment of Shift To Reason Radio, we talk a bit about some religious folks, some climate change stuff, some chemo versus diet stuff, clowns, and government corruption close to home. Religious Nuttery Cory’s Story http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/09/12/preacher-who-prayed-to-stop-irma-thinks-he-diverted-its-path-prayer-moved-it Lisa’s Story https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2017/sep/11/eat-pray-live-lagos-nigeria-megachurches-redemption-camp Woo...

Duration: 01:07:08


Debating More Than Just Atheism with Matt Dillahunty

9/18/2017
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In this one Matt Dillahunty joined us to talk about everything from debating theists, to Trump, to Antifa, and everything under the sun. Here are some links https://www.mattdillahunty.com/ https://www.youtube.com/user/SansDeity https://twitter.com/matt_dillahunty https://www.patreon.com/AtheistDebates https://www.facebook.com/matt.dillahunty https://www.mattdillahunty.com/events Follow the show on twitter @brainstormpod, check out the facebook page at...

Duration: 01:44:55


Getting To Know Trav Mamone

9/15/2017
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Skeptic Voices is a monthly show meant to learn a bit about the people in our community. This month I talked to Trav Mamone, host of the Bi Any Means podcast and co-host of the Bi Skeptical podcast. You can find their content at https://freethoughtblogs.com/bianymeans/ , https://www.spreaker.com/show/bi-any-means-podcast , and https://www.spreaker.com/show/the-biskeptical-podcast Follow the show on twitter @brainstormpod or follow me @hardcoreskeptic. Check out the facebook page at...

Duration: 00:43:02

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