TheThinkingAtheist

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.

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/thethinkingatheist

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      episode 356: The Satanic Panic: The Witch Hunt of the Late Twentieth Century


      Host Seth Andrews spoke about The Satanic Panic in a humorous (and occasionally shocking) speech at the 2017 Florida Freethought Conference. This is the audio of that speech. YouTube video version: https://youtu.be/iW6UoIjy5F4 Support our sponsor:The Great Courses Plushttp://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/seth


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      episode 355: Henry, Reflexology, and Divorcing the Walking Dead


      This is a totally off-topic "bonus" broadcast for those who just want to listen to a non-atheism-related stream of consciousness monologue. Enjoy! Support Seth Andrews on Patreon:  http://www.patreon.com/sethandrews Or donate directly:  http://www.thethinkingatheist.com/pages/donate  


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      episode 354: Women Beyond Belief: Women and Secular Activism


      Seth Andrews speaks with a panel of atheists, secular activists and educators about the opportunities and obstacles women face in the fight against religion. Dr. Karen Garst is author of the book, "Women Beyond Belief: Discovering Life Without Religion" and host of www.faithlessfeminist.com. Dr. Abby Hafer is an educator, writer, speaker, and author of "The Not-So-Intelligent Designer - Why Evolution Explains the Human Body and Intelligent Design Does Not." Wendy Marsman is a former ...


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      episode 353: A Disagreement Between Friends (with David Smalley)


      In the wake of the recent - and extremely controversial - Mythinformation Conference in Milwaukee, broadcasters and activists Seth Andrews and David Smalley have a public conversation about a personal disagreement, with the larger goal of demonstrating how people can disagree without becoming enemies. This is a "bonus" show on the lineup for any and all who'd like to listen in.


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      episode 352: Is The Atheist Movement Dying?


      Seth Andrews offers his perspective on "The Atheist Movement," its challenges, its opportunities, its evolution, and the warnings about its demise. It's hoped that you'll approach the show with an open mind, a respectfully critical ear, and the desire to build a world free from the bonds of superstition, dogma, and magical thinking. Support our sponsors: The Great Courses Plus:  http://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/seth Stamps.com:  http://www.stamps.com (promo code: sethandrews)  


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      episode 351: Fears and Phobias: What Scares You?


      As we approach Halloween, we again explore our (often irrational) fears, why they happen, and what we can do to overcome them. Your calls and emails, and we conclude the show with Dr. Caleb Lack, a clinical psychologist and expert on anxiety disorders. Support Seth Andrews on Patreon:  http://www.patreon.com/sethandrews


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      episode 350: Ghost Stories 2017


      It's an annual tradition. Join us as we gather around the virtual campfire and share spooky stories to get into the Halloween spirit. Turn down the lights, crank up the sound, grab onto a friend, and enjoy! Support our sponsor: http://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/seth Support Seth on Patreon:  http://www.patreon.com/sethandrews  


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       2017-10-17

      episode 349: Queer Disbelief: What LGBTQ and Atheist People Can Learn From Each Other


      Hemant Mehta of "Friendly Atheist" and author Camille Beredjick speak about "Queer Disbelief," a book (near publication) which links the atheist movement to the LGBTQ movement, exploring the similarities and differences...and what they can learn from each other. Kickstarter Page:  https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/friendlyatheist/queer-disbelief-by-camille-beredjick Support our sponsor:  http://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/seth


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      1h28m
       2017-10-10

      episode 348: Katherine Ozment: Grace Without God


      Katherine Ozment is an award-winning journalist and author, with credits that include National Geographic, The New York Times, and Salon. Katherine navigated her own journey toward secular meaning, purpose and "grace." She speaks with Seth Andrews about "Grace Without God." Katherine's website: http://katherineozment.com VIDEO of this interview: (coming soon) Support our sponsor:http://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/seth


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       2017-10-03

      I Am A Superhero


      Seth Andrews shares some humorous anecdotes and observations in this largely off-topic show. File this one under, "Something fun to listen to." Enjoy.


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      1h13m
       2017-09-26