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 1h4m. Bisher sind 261 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts

Sensibly Speaking Podcast #257: Scientology’s RPF Program Explained

This week I am tackling Scientology’s Rehabilitation Project Force (RPF) in a way no one has before: a complete beginning to end explanation of the program using the inside Church documents which describe in detail how it is to be established and execu...



Sensibly Speaking Podcast #256: Stepping Out of Your Bubble ft. Mark Turi

This week I welcome Mark Turi, friend, former Scientologist and Canadian, to help me discuss a train of logic I have about critical thinking and the bubble worlds that we all live in and around. This is a non-partisan talk and I mostly dive into my Sci...



The Cult-Like Core of Black Lives Matter ft. Adrian Lee Oliver

This week I am joined by Adrian Lee Oliver to discuss some concerns and issues he as a black man has with Black Lives Matter both as an organization and political ideology. While I can’t say for sure that this is the last thing I’ll ever publish on thi...



Surviving the Pentecostal Movement ft. Alexis Arralynne

This week I am joined by former Pentecostal Alexis Arralynn to talk about estrangement from her family, and cult beliefs and practices she was exposed to as a child which forever altered her world view and ability to survive.



Rick Lockhart II and I Talk #BlackLivesMatter

This week I am joined by Rick Lockhart II, co-host of “In Black & White” on the YFNANews as well as “Color-Full Circle with Rick & Al”. We discuss our mutual concerns and common ground on the topic of Black Lives Matter,


 2020-07-04  2h25m

Sensibly Speaking Podcast #252: Why I Have Concerns about Black Lives Matter ft. Benjamin Boyce

This week I am joined by Benjamin Boyce, fellow YouTuber and alumnus of Evergreen State College in Washington. We get into some nitty-gritty discussion of Benjamin’s experience at the college and how much of what happened with Black Lives Matter there ...


 2020-06-27  1h39m

Sensibly Speaking Podcast #251: A Talk with a Critical Thinking Stripper ft. Erin Louis

This week I welcome a wonderful and very special gust, Erin Louis, author Expose Yourself: How to Take Risks, Question Everything, and Find Yourself. We discuss her past as a stripper, she answers my numerous silly questions about the sex trade and her...


 2020-06-20  1h54m

We Love Critical Thinking! ft. Dr. David Kyle Johnson

This week I welcome Dr. David Kyle Johnson, a professor of critical thinking, to talk turkey about how critical thinking is taught and its results, how anyone can easily apply some of the most basic and important principles and what all of this has to ...


 2020-06-13  1h59m

Keeping the Faith ft. Dr. Tim Sledge

This week I welcome Dr. Tim Sludge, former Evangelical minister and creator a nationwide Christian support group before he lost his faith and realized that he had been pushing beliefs he no longer held. He has since written books and spoken on the topi...


 2020-06-06  1h21m

episode 248: How We Think We Think

This week I am joined once again by cognitive neuroscientist Dr. Jonas Kaplan to discuss brains and thinking and what is going on up there when we’re doing that. There’s a lot to know and in this episode we explore what thought consists of,


 2020-05-30  1h10m