The Sensibly Speaking Podcast

The Sensibly Speaking Podcast is a weekly show, posting a new episode each Saturday, covering current events and topics from a skeptical, humanist and critical thinking approach. Join Chris Shelton, the Critical Thinker at Large, as he goes over varied topics from critical thinking to science to talking in detail about hot topics in the news . Tired of just hearing the mainstream media's interpretation of events? Want some sensible talk? Then join me here each Saturday!

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h7m. Bisher sind 307 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 16 days 4 hours 12 minutes


Sensibly Speaking Podcast #304: Zara Kay and Faithless Hijabi

This week I welcome special guest Zara Kay, founder of Faithless Hijabi and a woman with a story to tell about her persecution as an ex-Muslim in her homeland of Tanzania last year. She is now safe and back home in Australia,



Sensibly Speaking #302 – Sleep Deprivation and Stress in the Sea Org

This week I welcome back Ciprian Ivanof to help me discuss Scientology’s kind of nuts management culture and organization. This week we focus on sleep deprivation and stress and we had a lot to say. Enjoy!



Sensibly Speaking #300: Scientology, Clearwater and the City Council

This week I welcome back Aaron Smith-Levin so we can give some updates on Clearwater and Scientology including some future campaigning Aaron himself will be doing for the City Council later this year. Enjoy!



Sensibly Speaking Podcast #300: Beat with Hannah Prosser

This week I welcome Hannah Prosser, a survivor of childhood domestic and religious abuse who was involved with the Haldeman Mennonites in Muddy Pond, Tennessee. Her story is at times heartbreaking and horrifying but is ultimately a survivor’s story of ...


 2021-06-19  2h56m

Sensibly Speaking Podcast #299: Scientology and Loyalty ft. Ciprian Ivanof

This week I welcome returning guest and friend of my channel Ciprian Ivanof for the first in what we expect will be a short series of podcasts about Scientology’s leadership and management theories and the gross inefficiencies that really do keep the o...


 2021-06-12  1h6m

Sensibly Speaking #298: Jon Atack

This week I welcome back Jon Atack to discuss Scientology, recovery from cults, enlightenment, history and a whole lot more in this very wide-ranging discussion. Enjoy!


 2021-06-05  2h15m

Sensibly Speaking #297: Joe Walsh on Trump, Cults and Washington

This week I welcome former Congressman Joe Walsh, a Tea Party conservative and former Trump supporter turned protestor who believes the GOP has gone off the rails and the reasons for that pre-date Trump. We go into all these details and more in this wi...


 2021-05-29  59m

Sensibly Speaking #296: Matthew Sheffield on Religion, Cults & Politics

Matthew Sheffield is a conservative-turned-progressive political pundit, podcaster, author and media personality. He started his first conservative website in 2000, dedicating it to criticizing Dan Rather. He then went on to help create NewsBusters and...


 2021-05-22  2h13m

Sensibly Speaking #295: Avatar – Scientology’s Wicked Offspring

This week, I welcome Ariela Sarai, a 21-year-survivor of Avatar, to discuss her experiences being recruited into and working for this destructive cult which has so many similarities to L. Ron Hubbard’s Scientology that Avatar has been called “Scientolo...


 2021-05-08  1h50m

Sensibly Speaking #294: Rudin & Miscavige: Two Peas in a Pod

This week, I discuss the just-breaking story of Hollywood producer Scott Rudin, who according to reports has serious anger management issues and has allegedly abused assistants and co-workers for decades. The patterns of behavior and even specific acti...


 2021-04-24  1h7m