Monthly Archive: October 2012

Oct 28 2012

Open thread on episode #785: Quantum quack attack

Sorry about the quiet week, gang. I think we all have a lot on our respective plates. Plus, everyone who attended the Texas Freethought Convention last weekend was pretty beat afterwards, I suspect. Anyway, today’s show was a feisty one! Predictably enough, I thought of something I could have asked our “the universe is a …

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Oct 21 2012

Open thread on AETV 784

Posting this one a little early.  It will be a two hour show with Russell Glasser and Matt Dillahunty.

Oct 21 2012

Texas Freethought Convention, with political thoughts

Lynnea Glasser and protester at the Texas Freethought Convention

I had a great time at the convention yesterday.  I was a bit of a lightweight, only putting about six hours into it and not sticking around for the keynote speech (Sorry, PZ!  I’m sure it was great!) or the pub crawl afterwards. Picked up PZ Myers at the airport at 12:30 on Monday and …

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Oct 16 2012

Open thread: In which Stephen Feinstein talks to himself

Stephen wrote a post entitled “Debating the Atheist — My Closing Comments.”  Of course, he previously agreed that his closing comments would be the fifth post, but that doesn’t matter, because Stephen had to award himself the final word.  Besides, he doesn’t expect you to read it.  He drew this to my attention in a …

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Oct 13 2012

Egypt from the Eyes of an Egyptian Atheist

Recently, an Egyptian atheist, wanted to share information with me regarding a link to a site for Egyptian atheists. This surprised me in light of the recent imprisonment of Alber Saber, in part, for expressing atheist views. During that conversation, I asked, “Are you OK to be openly atheist there?” He replied, “No, not really. I …

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Oct 12 2012

Reply to Stephen Feinstein, final round

Jack Chick: "The Bully"

This post is part of an ongoing discussion between Russell Glasser and Pastor Stephen Feinstein. Here are all the previous posts in the series. Stephen 1 Russell 1 Stephen 2 Russell 2 Stephen 3 Russell 3 Stephen 4 Russell 4 Stephen 5 This is the end of the Stephen Feinstein series.  Comments will be open …

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Oct 10 2012

Two new episodes of The Non-Prophets are up

Ask and ye shall receive.  11.12 and 11.13 are available as both video and audio, and also up on the podcast.

Oct 09 2012

Feedback from Sunday’s show…

Let’s make today’s e-mail a GREAT one. I directed a caller on Sunday’s show to my take on the Sermon on the Mount. He was, admittedly, a searching deist with Christian leanings – but he was still of the opinion that the New Testament was an improvement and that there were merits there that elevated …

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Oct 09 2012

Open thread on AETV #782

Atheist Experience #782: They Don’t Believe That With Matt Dillahunty and Don Baker.

Oct 06 2012

It’s election season. Time to dust off the Christian Nation myth.

I haven’t given much thought to Sally Quinn for several years, since I last read dead tree newspapers regularly, in the hoary pre-internet days of college.  Now what the hell is this thing? Romney captures the God vote at first debate When Mitt Romney mentioned the “Creator” in the debate Wednesday, he owned it. “We’re all children …

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