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
Podcast: . . . → Read More: 60 – Back from the long break, we talk about teaching
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
Podcast: Play in . . . → Read More: 59 – Perry, Hitchens and our non-war on Christmas
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 . . . → Read More: 58 – ‘Big Mountain Jesus’ on a slippery slope
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
Podcast: Play in new window . . . → Read More: 57 – Jail or Jesus
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.
. . . → Read More: 56 – Ben gets married and Jennifer Hancock talks about her new book.
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 . . . → Read More: 55 – Leewood Thomas joins us to talk about the Arkansas bus ad issue
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 . . . → Read More: 54 – Han Hills of the Carolinas Secular Conference joins us.
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 . . . → Read More: 53 – How would religion react to Aliens?
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 . . . → Read More: 52 – One Year Anniversary show. Spotted Sheep, Satanic Bible, Miracle Healing
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
Podcast: . . . → Read More: 51 – Justin Griffith named American Atheists’ Military Director