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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This bonus show includes a recipe for stroopwafels, some H.P. Lovecraft, "Corduroy," political nonfiction by Katherine Stewart, and finishes with some classic Carl Sagan.
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As a distraction in this isolated week, Seth Andrews reads - by request - selections from some of our listeners' favorite stories. Today's episode includes Dr. Seuss, some Douglas Adams, and Harlan Ellison's "Jefty is Five."
Seth Andrews shares a troubling story, followed by discussion on the human condition. Are people naturally prone to pro-social, ethical "goodness?" Are we - at our core - uncivilized? Something else? Join us for a fascinating discussion.
Panic is rising over the coronavirus COVID-19. How concerned should we be, and how should we respond? Dr. Nina Shapiro gives us some science beyond the scare.
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Seth Andrews monologues about the insanity of humanity. Plus...plenty of listener calls!
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Crissy Stroop and Lauren O'Neal are editors of the new book, "Empty the Pews: Stories of Leaving the Church." They join Seth Andrews to talk about the book (and their own journeys), and Seth reads a chapter to finish the broadcast.
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