Atheist Nomads

We host a weekly show out of Boise, ID covering the latest in religious leaders behaving badly, church/state entanglement issues, and other topics of interests to atheists. On occasion we also do interviews with leaders in the atheist, skeptic, and humanist community.


episode 321: The Vaping Crisis

This week we talk about the relationship between religion and culture, the vaping crisis, football baptisms, witches in parks, and more.

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Dustin’ off the degree – Religion and Culture Vaping Crisis
  • CDC and FDA issue competing warnings about vaping lung disease
  • Investigation narrows in on Vitamin E Acetate and macrophages
  • Trump Announces plan to ban e-cig flavors
  • Vitamin E additive retailers pull product
  • Mouse study shows some lipid laden macrophages from vaping
Other News
  • Francis isn’t afraid of a schism
  • TX City Council Member: My Prayers Keep Witches and Satanists Out of Local Park
  • Brainerd MN school board chair questions evolution thinking it hasn’t been proven yet
  • A Tennessee public high school coach baptized a student athlete in front of the team on the school’s football field. FFRF is asking the district to investigate and make sure it doesn’t happen again.
  • Ted Cruz claims the Bible justifies owning guns citing a verse that says it isn’t murder to kill a thief in the night, but it is murder during daylight hours.
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 2019-09-17  52m