In This Episode: (Warning! Potentially Offensive Content! As usual.) India’s long history of pluralism. India is a secular nation, but not in the way we think of secular in the west. Forced conversions and taxes on non-Muslims. Sometimes seeking religious … Continue reading
In This Episode: (Warning! Potentially Offensive Content! As usual.) Religious prisoners sue for ceremonial food. Muslim prisoners sue for 5 prayers a day. Woman sues United States Council of Bishops for directing Catholic hospitals to put religious beliefs above her … Continue reading
In This Episode: (Warning! Potentially Offensive Content! As usual.) A friend’s war on poor plastic baby Jesus. Some unsavory religious characters pass away. Separation of Church & State does exist. Sad that we have to say it. Merry Christmas! Your … Continue reading
In This Episode: (Warning! Potentially Offensive Content!) LGBTQ Current Events List of poor arguments used to oppose marriage equality and homosexuality in general. Reoccurring Segments: Who Said That. Vacuous Signs for Religious Minds. Outtakes
In This Episode: (Warning! Potentially Offensive Content!) Being out as an unbeliever to family. The paradox of a merciful torturous overlord. Views on the Duration of Hell: Universalism vs. Annihilationism. Arrogant Faith. Former Prime Minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd, speaks in … Continue reading
In This Episode: We meet our two new co-hosts Elizabeth and Norm. Jake is taking a break. We hear about Norm’s religious upbringing as well as a bit of geek talk. Next Episode: We’ll hear from Elizabeth. Notes: Sorry it’s … Continue reading
In this episode: RELIGION The touching story of Edith Windsor and Thea Spyer which lead to the recent US Supreme Court DOMA hearings. Roger Gorley was forcibly removed from his husband’s hospital room, even though he had power of attorney. … Continue reading
In this episode: RELIGION I read 4 pages from the Amicus Brief sent to the Supreme Court relating to the United States v. Windsor (DOMA) case. Help! We’d like to hear what Marriage Equality means to you. Contact us and … Continue reading
In this episode: RELIGION Manti Te’o: An allegory for theistic faith. Religious Urban Legends Conspiracy Theories and why people believe them. Blood Libel Jake is obsessed with a certain member of the Reasonable Doubts podcast. Hint: He’s almost a teen … Continue reading
In this episode: POLITICS 1000 years of darkness!!! AIG (Aristocrats Insisting on Gratuity?) Paul Broun’s Lies From the Pit of Hell Legitimate Rape: An Origin Story? RELIGION Children Killed by Faith Healing Spare the Rod, Spoil the Child Murders Children … Continue reading
In this episode: The Mass Murder Blame Game Anti-Gay Idiots Gay Demons… or “Beelzebub’s in my butt!” Stupidity Leads to Starvation Who Said That? We have two great quotes this time. Both aptly describe the backwards thinking of the religious … Continue reading
In this episode: Blasphemy. The Freedom of Speech. Movie critics call for beheadings. Tim calls for arson. Jake calls for cupcakes.
In this episode: I simply read two documents from Thomas Jefferson. Statute of Religious Freedom Notes on the State of Virginia (Chapter: Religion) There’s no discussion this time, just reading. Tim and Jake will be back with me next week … Continue reading
In this episode: I interview our new co-hosts Jake and Tim. We discuss religious upbringings, and coming out of religion. Reoccurring Segments: “Who Said That?” and “Giving Thanks”
In this episode: I introduce our new co-hosts Jake and Tim! Welcome guys! New show segments, “What’s Going On”, “Who Said That” and “Rational Resources”. We discuss the first two episodes of Ken Ham’s “Foundations” DVD series, which we watched … Continue reading
In this episode: The origin of the universe. I’m ignorant and that’s okay. Transforming ? to ! Underpants Gnomes
I’ve heard a number of Christians say that they don’t support gay marriage, but that they do support civil unions, with all of the same legal rights afforded to married couples by the state. I applaud this willingness to compromise. … Continue reading
In this episode I talk about some common oversimplifications made by Theists and compare this to the software development process.
Christopher Hitchens passed away last night. Today we say farewell to an incredible man. Christoper Hitchens was, in my humble opinion, one of the greatest minds of our age. As a writer and speaker he had an undeniable mastery of … Continue reading
In this episode I compare the concept of a Heavenly Father with that of an earthly father. Do we really want a father like God?