107: The Science Delusion

By on February 17, 2014 | Discuss

Is science an ideology? Does society follow scientism to a fault? Robin, Colin, Chris Lazare, and Christopher Thielen discuss an interview with cultural critic Curtis White, author of a new book The Science Delusion: Asking the Big Questions in a Culture of Easy Answers.


106: Non-overlapping magisteria (NOMA)

By on February 10, 2014 | Discuss

Colin and Chris discuss Stephen Jay Gould’s famous paper, Non-overlapping magisteria (NOMA), which asserts that science and religion are not in conflict with one another.


105: Suffering

By on January 20, 2014 | Discuss

Why is there suffering? What does the Biblical tradition have to say about suffering and how have those answers affected even our secular sense of morality? Our panel discusses these questions through the light of Bart Ehrman’s book God’s Problem.


104: Judy Saint, Freedom From Religion Foundation Chapter Leader

By on January 6, 2014 | Discuss

Judy Saint of the Greater Sacramento Freedom From Religion Foundation talks with Christopher about what it takes to be an atheist advocate and what it’s like to form and work within a chapter of the Freedom From Religion Foundation.


103: Free Will

By on December 17, 2013 | Discuss

Tom, Christopher Thielen, and Chris Lazare discuss whether free will is an illusion and what implications that may have for the criminal justice system and our organization of society.

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