Monthly Archive: January 2014

Jan 26 2014

Open thread for episode #850: Using People

Today’s show will feature Russell and Don. Some links relevant to the show (from Don): Holy War – details how churches have raised money and power selling hatred of gays. The Fabulist – Self proclaimed homosexuality “expert” Paul Cameron is a major fraud. Rick Santorum on hijacking marriage for “the good of society” – think …

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Jan 25 2014

FTBCon 2 is almost here!

Last summer, we did an online virtual conference, featuring many excellent and well known atheist speakers giving YouTube lectures and presentations about topics you care about. Next week, we’re doing it again. From Friday, January 31 through Sunday, February 2, you’ll be hearing from these speakers: PZ Myers Stephanie Zvan Brianne Bilyeu Greta Christina Lilandra …

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Jan 19 2014

Open thread for episode #849: Spirituality in Healthcare

Today I want to mention a few more things about spirituality in healthcare. I fully understand that someone‚Äôs personal cosmology can play a role in their health. Extreme or prolonged stress is unhealthy. And religious beliefs, as part of a person’s overall worldview, can contribute to stress or relieve it, depending on the individual. I …

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Jan 15 2014

An iconic moment…

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Captured in time.

Jan 13 2014

Open thread for episode #848: Brain Dead is Dead

Jan 06 2014

Open thread for episode #847: Talking faith with Faith

The first show of the new year, everyone. Comment away!

Jan 05 2014

Trying on atheism

The Huffington Post recently relayed the story of former pastor Ryan J. Bell, who is “trying on atheism” for a while. Bell says, So, I’m making it official and embarking on a new journey. I will “try on” atheism for a year. For the next 12 months I will live as if there is no …

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