Open thread for episode 22.02: Tracie and Eric Murphy (of Talk Heathen)

Today on TAE, Tracie and Eric take viewer calls.

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Open thread for episode 21.49: Tracie and Don

Today on TAE, Don discusses category errors in the Bible, and then he and Tracie take viewer calls.

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  • This history and evolution of “Elohim”
  • Galatians I (verses 1-9 discussed on the show)
    • In the conversation about Galatians, I (Tracie) was asked whether I believed the Galatians had read the Letter to the Hebrews. On the fly I didn’t know. But after looking it up, the answer is “no, and it wouldn’t matter if they had.” The letter is considered to be a forgery and not an authentic Pauline letter (whereas Galatians is considered to be authentic–in contrast). And the letter to the Hebrews is dated after the latest estimated date for the Galatian letters–meaning that it didn’t exist at the time Galatians would have been written and read.

 

Open thread for episode 21.46: Tracie and Jen

Today on TAE, Jen discusses the use of skepticism in areas outside of religious claims.

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Open thread for episode 21.45: Tracie and Don

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Open thread for episode 21.42: Tracie and Anthony Magnabosco

This week Tracie is joined by special guest, street epistemologist Anthony Magnabosco.

You can catch Anthony on youtube for more information or to see him in action.

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Open thread for episode 21.39: Tracie and Phil

Tracie talks about Foreclosed identity using video examples. She and Phil take viewer calls.

 

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Tracie Presenting in Philly – Oct 13-15, 2017

People sometimes ask me where they can find out if I’ll be presenting anywhere outside of the show, and I say “Oh, I’d probably post info like that at the blog.” Then I sometimes forget to do it. But someone involved just pinged me to remind me to do it. So, I’m going to be at the Pennsylvania Atheist/Humanist Conference, speaking on Saturday afternoon.

You can visit the conference site for more information. My presentation will use identity and social behavior models to help explain how indoctrination influences people to adopt and maintain a religious mindset.

If you’re there–come by and say “hello.”

Open thread for episode 21.36: Tracie and Guest Mitchell Diamond

Tracie is joined by Mitchell Diamond, author of Darwin’s Apple: The Evolutionary Biology of Religion.

Diamond will be presenting a lecture before the show, where he will discuss “how hallucinations have a basis in our biology”.

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ARTICLES:

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PRESENTATIONS

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And if anyone can find that cat study I discussed in the show, that someone else mentioned in comments, I’d love to see that again, as well. I really wish I could find that one.