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Russell Glasser

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Name: Russell Glasser
Date registered: September 26, 2011
Jabber / Google Talk: axp

Biography

The Atheist Experience is a weekly live call-in television show sponsored by the Atheist Community of Austin. This blog features contributions from current and former hosts and co-hosts of the show.

Latest posts

  1. Open thread for AETV #874: Russell and John — July 13, 2014
  2. Atheist in trouble for renouncing Islam — July 1, 2014
  3. Advice for kids coming out to their parents — June 9, 2014
  4. On Sye Ten Bruggencate’s response to Islam and the Outsider Test — June 6, 2014
  5. Some recent and future Russell related events — June 5, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Open letter to Corey Keplinger — 530 comments
  2. Open thread for AETV #874: Russell and John — 500 comments
  3. In which Mike demonstrates once and for all the proof that God exists — 376 comments
  4. “God Is Real” author writes back — 354 comments
  5. Horrible people don’t realize they’re horrible — 299 comments

Author's posts listings

Dec 01 2013

Open thread on AETV #842: In Which Russell and Martin Are Adorable

You heard it here first, folks.

Nov 26 2013

What Russell thinks about Christmas

Hello, everyone. I’m putting my name in the post title just so it is totally clear that this is my point of view and I am not speaking for anyone else. On Sunday’s show, someone asked me what I thought about Christmas, and I answered off the cuff. Since then we’ve received a few emails …

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Nov 18 2013

All about YouTube channels

Many of you have been asking about a dispute that has arisen between The Atheist Experience crew and a YouTube channel owner named Steve Mills. I’d like to take a moment to clear up what happened and why the contention came up. First, just to get this out of the way: Yes, I did send …

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Nov 17 2013

Open thread on episode #840: Russell and Jen

Coming up. Addendum by Martin: As of this episode, the official AXP YouTube channel is up to date.

Nov 08 2013

Raising atheists redux

Here’s an email we received about raising kids while atheist with an unsupportive family. I am a fan of the show. Like so many other atheist i grew up in a very religious household, my mother is an evangelical Christian and performs in gospel music groups, she has been seen on gospel music television, and …

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Nov 01 2013

Evolution question

Email: Hello, I am from Dallas and I go to a southern baptist school. Recently I had a project in my Logic and World Views class were I had to debate with another classmate on a controversial topic in today’s society, I choose the existence of god because I am an atheist and I wanted …

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Oct 29 2013

Explaining scientific understanding to a creationist

Got this email:   My biggest question for you guys is… How do you believe that we (and by we, I mean the entire earth and all of its contents) are here? Of course Christians, like myself, believe in the 7 Days of Creation. I’m watching your television show (your showdown with Ray Comfort) and …

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Oct 28 2013

The thing about presuppositional apologetics…

I’ve said this about presuppositional apologetics before. But it’s sometimes hard to keep it in mind in the middle of actually talking to a practitioner, like Seth on yesterday’s show. So I’m writing it again just to remind myself. The thing about presuppositional apologetics is that it’s not convincing to anyone who isn’t already looking …

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Oct 22 2013

Lecture: How online social media is changing the face of atheism

This is the video of a lecture I gave on October 13 at the Austin History Center. The video is embedded here, and the transcript of the talk, with references, is also included below (as much as I had written down, at least). Some of my slides are also copied here.  

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Oct 16 2013

Thoughts on Mormons, the Book of Mormon, and “Book of Mormon”

Last Friday I saw the musical “Book of Mormon” at the Bass Concert Hall on the UT campus. Before I say anything about the play, let me give my clear, unambiguous opinion: If you have the opportunity to see Book of Mormon, see it!!!! If you can’t, buy the soundtrack instead. More thoughts below.

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