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.

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      episode 367: What Dreams May Come


      In this (extremely informal) commentary, Seth Andrews talks about weird dreams, cults and cultures, and the pitfalls of keeping others comfortable. Video of this commentary here: https://youtu.be/ntECXMJx_v8

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      episode 366: NOprah 2020: The New Age Nonsense of Oprah Winfrey


      After her inspiring Golden Globes speech, Oprah Winfrey has been touted as presidential material. But does her track record reveal someone rooted in science, evidence, and worthy ideas? Seth Andrews explains why Oprah's admirable success story doesn't translate to the U.S. Presidency. Support our sponsor, The Great Courses Plus: http://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/seth Slate...

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      episode 365: Skeptics on Star Wars: The Last Jedi


      Seth Andrews recently invited a group of activists and listeners/viewers to talk about the (highly polarizing) latest entry in the Star Wars film series. The discussion - and disagreement - was lively. Support Seth Andrews on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/sethandrews

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      episode 364: Uprising in Iran: with Armin Navabi


      A historic protest is happening in Iran, as everyday citizens are rising up against the Islamic Supreme Leader and his government. Iran-born Armin Navabi helps us understand what's happening. Armin's Twitter page: https://twitter.com/ArminNavabi Website: http://www.atheistrepublic.com Atheist Republic Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/AtheistRepublic VIDEO of this interview: https://youtu.be/tJ1HNT8Q5nU Support our sponsorhttp://www.stamps.com (enter sethandrews)

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      episode 363: 2017: The Year in Review


      Seth Andrews recaps some of the biggest, best, worst, and weirdest stories of the past year. Enjoy! Support Seth on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/sethandrews

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      episode 362: Bitcoin or Bust? Skeptical Money with Phil Ferguson


      Atheist activist, podcaster and investment advisor Phil Ferguson helps us navigate the rampant hype about Bitcoin.  Phil pulls no punches, and the result is an informative (and often laugh-out-loud funny) commentary from someone who knows the ropes and knows how to talk about "skeptical money" in an engaging way. (Note: This podcast was recorded on 12/20 for an original release date of 12/26, but Bitcoin's volatility warranted an earlier release for accuracy.) Phil Ferguson's website: h...

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      episode 361: Joseph: Confessions of an Almost-Invisible Man


      In the biblical nativity story, how much do we really hear about the character of Joseph? And what might Joseph have been thinking about the bizarre (and often hugely uncomfortable) situation he was placed in? This is a one-man play about a "God-father" that history has largely ignored. Made possible by our supporters on Patreon. Consider becoming a patron at http://www.patreon.com/sethandrews * Podcast thumbnail image by Vincent Deporter.

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       2017-12-19

      episode 360: An Infidel Christmas with the Secular Jihadists


      What's a Christian-themed holiday without...ex-Muslims???  Buckle up, as the hosts of Secular Jihadists from the Middle East join Seth Andrews to talk about Christmas, the biblical nativity story, and their own experiences with religion...all with a healthy dose of irreverence and blasphemy. Support our sponsors: The Great Courses Plushttp://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/seth Stamps.comhttp://www.stamps.com (click the microphone, and type promo code sethandrews)  

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      1h42m
       2017-12-12

      episode 359: To Protect and to Serve: Religion in Law Enforcement


      When taxpayer-funded police departments put "In God We Trust" decals on their vehicles, is this illegal? And what are some other demonstrations of religiosity within law enforcement? We speak to current and former police officers about this controversial topic. Support our sponsors:  The Great Courses Plus http://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/seth Harry'shttp://www.harrys.com/thethinkingatheist

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      1h43m
       2017-12-05

      A Murder in San Antonio


      On November 27th, a murder-suicide in San Antonio devastated loved ones and shocked all who heard the news. This is a candid discussion about that day, and an effort to raise funds for the 3 daughters of Jennifer Smith, killed by her husband, and mourned by so many. DONATE:  https://www.gofundme.com/HelpTheSmithGirls News rticle about the crime: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/crime/article/Tributes-pour-in-for-wife-slain-in-alleged-12392573.php Jennifer Smith's o...

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       2017-12-01