60 - Back from the long break, we talk about teaching

If at first you don't succeed, that's one data point.

Back from the long break, we talk about schools who are teaching about the Loch Ness Monster, a judge who orders a defendant to attend church, Richard Mourdock, and the Oxford Comma.

Links:
XKCD
Judge orders defendant to attend church
Schools teaching junk to disprove evolution
The Oxford Comma

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59 - Perry, Hitchens and our non-war on Christmas

This week Wendy and Tom talk about Rick Perry’s ‘Strong’ campaign ad, the death of Christopher Hitchens, Christmas, and Kim Jong Il.

‘Strong’ ad video
Daily Hitchens
Flying Spaghetti Monster joins the nativity scene
Tebo’s Pastor gives credit to god
Kim Jong Il in Team America World Poilce

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58 - 'Big Mountain Jesus' on a slippery slope


Ben, Wendy and Tom talk about the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s recent call to take down a statue of Jesus from a national park hillside, and for a Tennessee town to take a cross off of their water tower. On this weeks episode of ‘Stupid Shit The Bible Says’, Ben tells us about trillions of rotting quails squirting out of the noses of the lost Israelites (well, kind of).

Links:
Tennessee Water Tower Cross
Big Mountain Jesus coming down
Dawkins Snubbed
Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch
Mr. Deity and the Naughty Bits
Numbers, Chapter 11

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57 - Jail or Jesus

Wendy and Tom talk about the recent news of the program in Bay Minette, Alabama to allow first time offenders of non-violent misdemeanor crimes to choose between jail time or church. We explain why we are going to an every-other-week program.

Links:
Jail or Jesus

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56 - Ben gets married and Jennifer Hancock talks about her new book.

Ben, Wendy and Tom talk about Ben’s wedding, the end of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, private school discrimination and listener email about Facebook debates.
Humanist writer Jennifer Hancock talks about her new book ‘Jen Hancock’s Handy Humanism Handbook’

Links:
‘Jen Hancock’s Handy Humanism Handbook’
Student’s Honesty cost her spot at christian school.

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55 - Leewood Thomas joins us to talk about the Arkansas bus ad issue

Leewood Thomas, from the Arkansas Society of Freethinkers joins us on this weeks show. He talks about what the group has done in the community in the past and ideas for the future. Leewood tells us about the bus ad lawsuit and how silly the whole issue was.

Links:
Central Arkansas Coalition of Reason
Arkansas Freethinkers Meetup
Marjoe

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54 - Han Hills of the Carolinas Secular Conference joins us.

Han Hills, president of the Humanists and Freethinkers of Cape Fear joins us to talk about the Carolinas Secular Conference. Han tells us how he came to be part of the HFCF, the difficulties of organizing Humanists and Atheists, and what his plans are for the community in the future.

Links:
Cape Reason Podcast
Humanists and Freethinkers of Cape Fear
Carolinas Secular Conference

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53 - How would religion react to Aliens?

Ben, Wendy and Tom answer listener email.
One listener asks how world religions would react to Alien life.
Another listener suggests that Jesus accepted gifts as an infant. Ben plays the Jesus’s advocate and defends the idea that Jesus did not accept any gifts.

Links:
Notorious Troll Arrested
Judge rules in favore of Atheist bus ads.

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52 - One Year Anniversary show. Spotted Sheep, Satanic Bible, Miracle Healing

Bloopers and all this time. I only mildy edited this show to show you what we normally leave out.

Ben, Wendy and Tom talk about a listener email, asking if it’s better for the gay movement to be a gay christian or a gay atheist.

Rick Perry, Ground Zero, the Satanic Bible, Spotted Sheep, Miracle Healing, Crickets, and Stupid Shit The Bible Says.

Links:
Inmate Sues over Satanic Bible
Cross at Ground Zero Article
‘Miraculous’ Healing
Spotted Sheep – Genesis 30:32-43

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51 - Justin Griffith named American Atheists' Military Director

Wendy and Tom talk about Warren Jeffs prediction of ‘crippling desease’ that god will bring to his judge. Justin Griffith of Rock Beyond Belief is named the Military Director of American Atheists.

Links:
Warren Jeffs article
Justin Griffith named Military Director of American Atheists
Ezekiel 23:19-20
Head Herpes

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