97: Baby Names, Atheists’ Intelligence, Sexism in the Community

By on August 19, 2013 | Discuss

Robin, Tom, Colin, and Chris discuss the recent legal trouble over naming a baby ‘Messiah’, review a meta-study of the intelligence of atheists, and dive into the delicate subject of sexual assault and rape allegations in the atheist community.

96: Humanist Service Corps, Should We Respect Beliefs?, Interview with Camp Quest’s David Diskin

By on August 6, 2013 | Discuss

Chris and Tom sit down to discuss the Foundation Beyond Belief’s humanist service corps initiative ‘Pathfinders’, the continued surprises from Pope Francis, whether a person’s beliefs should be questioned in conversation, and Tom sits down with David Diskin of Camp Quest to discuss the idea of a purposefully secular summer camp for kids.

95: Crime and Religion, Comedy and Atheism

By on June 24, 2013 | Discuss

Tom hosts as Colin Wright, Chris Lazare, and Christopher Thielen discuss whether religion causes action or merely justifies it and the relation this has to crime, as well as a discussion of comedy as a vehicle for atheism and otherwise taboo social criticism.

94: Unredeemed Atheists, Empirically Sexist, Atheist Monuments

By on June 10, 2013 | Discuss

Chris Lazare, Chris Thielen, Robin Marie, Colin Wright, and Tom Beasley come together to discuss recent developments with the new Pope, comments using empiricism to justify sexism and other biological traits, and recent atheist monument motions. As always, we welcome your feedback at anamericanatheist.org/contact.

93: Atheism & Children, Frans de Waal

By on June 4, 2013 | Discuss

Robin, Tom, Chris and newcomer Chris Lazare discuss the issues surrounding “indoctrinating” children with atheism and Robin makes an open comment to ethologist Frans de Waal.

92: Can atheists ‘come out’?, Sports & Faith, Interview with Francelle Wax

By on May 27, 2013 | Discuss

Colin, Robin, Christopher, and Tom discuss the debate over atheistic usage of the phrase ‘coming out’, Robin reviews important notions regarding sports performance and fanaticism involving faith, and Tom interviews Francelle Wax, director and producer of a new documentary entitled American Secret: The Circumcision Agenda.

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