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Monthly Archive: March 2014

Mar 30 2014

Open thread on episode #859

Matt and I did the show today, and though there weren’t any theist callers of note (we think the one we got might have been a weak troll), we had at least one feisty call with an atheist viewer, who tried to make an argument in favor of allowing creationism to be taught in schools. …

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Mar 22 2014

We Hate Movies: Christian Wish Fulfillment edition

Earlier this week, Beth’s Facebook page linked me to an ridiculous interview with Kevin Sorbo, of Hercules: The Legendary Journeys fame. Kevin is attached to an appalling movie called God’s Not Dead. What’s this gonna be about? Based on the trailer, it is a feature length version of that old urban legend about the atheist professor’s brain. It’s …

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Mar 20 2014

Fred’s dead, baby, Fred’s dead

Yep, that old bigot Fred Phelps has waved his last “God Hates Fags” sign. Am I celebrating? In a way. How? Well, I donated $30 to The Trevor Project. In Fred’s honor, naturally. Seemed the best way to make sure all his life’s work wasn’t in vain.

Mar 16 2014

Open Thread for AETV #857: Message from a Deist

Welcome to the Open Thread for AETV #857. A deist emailed us this week with a message for Christians and a request that we read his message on The Atheist Experience. I won’t take up air time for that, as I explain in my response to him, but I did think it was valuable as a …

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Mar 11 2014

Islam 101 recap (Russell and Tracie double header)

Last week, I went with Tracie Harris, Beth Presswood, and Ben Weaver to an “Islam 101″ seminar at the North Austin Muslim Community Center. This is a recap of my experience and Tracie’s.

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Mar 09 2014

Open Thread for AETV #856 – Christianity’s Dependence on Ignorance

Featuring Russell Glasser and Don Baker.  Have at it! Added by Russell: Our first caller, Drew, did share links to the “miracle” stories he was telling us about. Per our conversation on today’s show, here are a few links. Luke Muehlhauser’s miracles: http://commonsenseatheism.com/?p=557 Here’s Dan Barker giving the anecdote about the mute man speaking (scroll …

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Mar 02 2014

Open Thread for AETV #855 – Matt and Tracie

Today I will probably briefly touch on an Islam 101 seminar that was hosted by the local Islamic Community Center. I attended with Beth and Russell and some other ACA folks. We’re going to put together a more detailed blog article describing our individual thoughts and reactions to the seminar that will be posted here …

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