Thethinkingatheist

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Synopsis

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.

Episodes

  • Attacked From Within: The Assault on State/Church Separation

    Attacked From Within: The Assault on State/Church Separation

    04/05/2021 Duration: 43min

    Rachel Laser, attorney, human rights activist, and President of www.au.org, speaks with Seth Andrews about the critical fight(s) to protect the United States from fundamentalism and unamerican Christian Nationalism.VIDEO of this conversation: https://youtu.be/ixIEcbcuCt0

  • Hype: A Doctors Guide to Medical Myths, Exaggerated Claims, and Bad Advice (with Dr. Nina Shapiro)

    Hype: A Doctor's Guide to Medical Myths, Exaggerated Claims, and Bad Advice (with Dr. Nina Shapiro)

    27/04/2021 Duration: 58min

    Dr. Nina Shapiro is a renowned physician and author of "Hype," a terrific and practical guide for separating medical fact from fiction.Get the book at http://drninashapiro.com/hype

  • The Creepy and the Culty: Normal Things that Mainstream Religions Do Every Day

    The Creepy and the Culty: "Normal" Things that Mainstream Religions Do Every Day

    20/04/2021 Duration: 01h45min

    Often, mainstream religious practices don't seem strange to us...because we're accustomed to them. But are the mainstream faiths any less culty? We think not, and this show provides examples.

  • The Satan Shoes: A Conversation About the Controversy (with Lucien Greaves)

    The Satan Shoes: A Conversation About the Controversy (with Lucien Greaves)

    13/04/2021 Duration: 42min

    Lucien Greaves, co-founder of https://thesatanictemple.com, weighs in on the recent moral panic regarding Lil Nas X's recent video and The Satan Shoes.VIDEO of this conversation: https://youtu.be/qyn6EWg8u1ILucien's blog on Lil Nas X: https://www.patreon.com/posts/lil-nas-x-is-not-49717911Satanic Planet "Baphomet" Video: https://youtu.be/PghnCkolCd0

  • Accidents of Birth (with the hosts of Cognitive Dissonance)

    Accidents of Birth (with the hosts of Cognitive Dissonance)

    06/04/2021 Duration: 01h19min

    In this lively show, hosts Tom and Cecil of https://dissonancepod.com join us for a conversation about life in this random, weird (post-truth?) world.VIDEO of this interview on YouTube: https://youtu.be/Cv_RDasAmyQ

  • Always an Atheist: Stories of Lifelong Nonbelievers

    Always an Atheist: Stories of Lifelong Nonbelievers

    30/03/2021 Duration: 01h11min

    For all of the "apostate" shows we've done, many have requested that we dedicate a podcast to the lifelong non-believer. So for our never-bought-it listeners, here's an entire broadcast featuring your calls and your stories.

  • The Catholic Divide: A Church in Conflict over Money and Power (with Katherine Stewart)

    The Catholic Divide: A Church in Conflict over Money and Power (with Katherine Stewart)

    23/03/2021 Duration: 38min

    The Catholic Church is at war with itself. Big Money players have weaponized the church for Christian Nationalism, while others are resisting religious overreach to install a theocracy and discriminate against others.Author/Journalist Katherine Stewart joins us to talk about her New Republic article, "How Big Money is Dividing American Catholicism."ARTICLE LINK: https://bit.ly/38yfA06

  • Wayward: Spiritual Warfare  Sexual Purity (with author Alice Greczyn)

    Wayward: Spiritual Warfare & Sexual Purity (with author Alice Greczyn)

    16/03/2021 Duration: 01h09s

    Actress and author Alice Greczyn escaped a high-control version of Christianity. She speaks about her book "Wayward" and her escape from the blame and shame of religion, and Seth Andrews reads from Chapter 17 in the last portion of the show.VIDEO of this conversation: https://youtu.be/fBdGTehpPhAAlice's book: https://amzn.to/3rNumY4Alice's website: http://www.daretodoubt.org

  • Is Cheese Powder Actual Cheese? (And more answers to lifes burning questions)

    Is Cheese Powder Actual Cheese? (And more answers to life's burning questions)

    09/03/2021 Duration: 01h23min

    Here's another fun distraction from the usual topics, and a great chance to think about some of the things we do and say every day. Why do they call a ship's command center a "bridge?" What's up with useless human arm hair? What is an Epsom Salt? Why do we immediately forget someone's name? And of course, what's up with that orange powder sold as cheese? These are the types of probing (and entertaining) questions we explore this week. Enjoy!

  • Can You Reason with Unreasonable People?

    Can You Reason with Unreasonable People?

    02/03/2021 Duration: 01h30min

    Many of us have encountered the "brick wall" believers in superstition, woo, conspiracy, and really bad ideas. Are they still worth our time and energy? And are there ways to break through? We discuss the complex issue(s) regarding deep-seated beliefs and opinions.The Oatmeal illustrated story: https://theoatmeal.com/comics/believe

  • Is Cancel Culture Real?

    Is Cancel Culture Real?

    23/02/2021 Duration: 01h03min

    Actor Gina Carano was just dropped by Disney over her controversial Twitter posts, with many decrying "Cancel Culture." Does Cancel Culture even exist? Join us for a thoughtful discussion.

  • Insurrection and Christian Nationalism (with constitutional attorney Andrew Seidel)

    Insurrection and Christian Nationalism (with constitutional attorney Andrew Seidel)

    16/02/2021 Duration: 01h01min

    Andrew Seidel is a constitutional expert and author of "The Founding Myth: Why Christian Nationalism is Unamerican." He joins Seth Andrews for a frank discussion about the state of the United States. Andrew's book: https://amzn.to/3qgSxh3 VIDEO of this discussion: https://youtu.be/z0eVo5xNS1I

  • Women Leaving Islam: Stories of Courage and Change (with Maryam Namazie)

    Women Leaving Islam: Stories of Courage and Change (with Maryam Namazie)

    09/02/2021 Duration: 51min

    Maryam Namazie is a British-Iranian human rights activist and producer of the new documentary, "Women Leaving Islam." In this show, she speaks about the film, the stories, and the lives impacted by this high-control religion.Watch the documentary: https://youtu.be/ojpGBz9OxPMVIDEO of this conversation on YouTube: https://youtu.be/awcoIfHEaiMMaryam Namazie's website: www.maryamnamazie.com

  • Bad Apologetics: The Arguments Were Most Weary Of (PART TWO)

    Bad Apologetics: The Arguments We're Most Weary Of (PART TWO)

    02/02/2021 Duration: 01h22min

    We continue our conversation with various activists about apologetics arguments (and the refutations). Joining us this week: Shannon Q, Matt Dillahunty, Margaret Downey, Hemant Mehta, Thomas Smith, Andrew Torrez, Tracie Harris, Chris Shelton, Jimmy Snow, and Muhammad Syed.LINK TO PART ONE: https://bit.ly/3691DnO

  • A Skeptics Guide to GameStop (with Phil Ferguson)

    A Skeptic's Guide to GameStop (with Phil Ferguson)

    31/01/2021 Duration: 46min

    In this bonus podcast, Phil Ferguson of Polaris Financial and The Phil Ferguson Show helps us break down the whole Reddit/GameStop story.VIDEO of this discussion is here: https://youtu.be/_9Oe77zpWag

  • Bad Apologetics: The Arguments Were Most Weary Of (PART ONE)

    Bad Apologetics: The Arguments We're Most Weary Of (PART ONE)

    26/01/2021 Duration: 01h04min

    In this first of a two-part series, various atheist activists weigh in on the apologetics they're most tired of hearing. Guests this week include Aron Ra, Sci-Babe, Paulogia, Mandisa Thomas, Dr. Joshua Bowen, Godless Engineer, Dan Barker, and Gayle Jordan.Link to Part Two: https://bit.ly/3pHwbF8

  • The Story of Evolution in 25 Discoveries (with Dr. Donald Prothero)

    The Story of Evolution in 25 Discoveries (with Dr. Donald Prothero)

    19/01/2021 Duration: 56min

    Renowned paleontologist and geologist Dr. Donald Prothero talks about his new book, "The Story of Evolution in 25 Discoveries." Join us for a fascinating discussion about the cosmos, evolved eyes, our "inner fish," dinosaurs, and so much more.Get the book: https://bit.ly/392HvpG

  • I Left Because

    I Left Because

    12/01/2021 Duration: 01h36min

    #ILeftBecause is a Twitter hashtag popularized by Dr. Chrissy Stroop, and people worldwide are sharing the reasons they left religion. We talk to Dr. Stroop, and we share some of those stories on the show.Dr. Stroop's website: https://cstroop.comSubmissions for an upcoming book on "leaving" stories: https://bit.ly/3rHM1AS

  • Outbreak: A Crisis of Faith (with Noah Lugeons)

    Outbreak: A Crisis of Faith (with Noah Lugeons)

    05/01/2021 Duration: 01h12min

    Popular atheist activist, podcaster, and author Noah Lugeons just released a new book with commentary on our crazy world. He joins Seth Andrews for a conversation, and Seth reads a segment from the book.BOOK LINK: https://amzn.to/2WJQ9lz

  • 2020: The (mostly COVID-free) Year In Review

    2020: The (mostly COVID-free) Year In Review

    29/12/2020 Duration: 01h18min

    Beyond the pandemic, a LOT of interesting stuff happened this year. We look back at some of the biggest non-COVID news, the most entertaining stories, the big names we lost, and as always, we'll end the broadcast with a segment featuring the weird, wild, and whacky. Happy New Year.

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