Becky and Nathan highlight similarities between Saudi religious sensibilities, Ultra-Orthodox Israel, and Mike Pence. David Diskin talks up California Freethought Day. And we ponder what perfumes and beauty accessories atheist starter kit might include. (Definitely not jade eggs or witch oil). News Man arrested in Saudi Arabia for dining with woman Israeli woman sues over men-only driving classes Gwyneth Paltrow’s GOOP coughs up $145k in false vaginal egg health claim settlement Witch outcy causes beauty company to cancel planned release of “Witch Starter Kit.” About the “Ask An Atheist” Podcast
Ask An Atheist is a weekly radio show dedicated to atheism, skepticism, Secular Humanism, and issues of separation of church and state. AaA was conceived in 2010 by community members Mike Gillis, Casey Doran, Sam Mulvey, and Jeremy Whitman. Each brought different talents to the project, which quickly attracted volunteers from across three counties.
Sam, Josh, and Becky celebrate an achievement of The Original Motto Project, dissect a tech claim of a disgraced military reverend, cheer the work of unions, and place bets on who wrote the unsigned, anti-Trump op-ed. News Original Motto Project poster gets hung in Arkansas classrooms Pensacola cross unconstitutional, to judges’ regret YouTube buffoon claims net neutrality repeal has sped up the internet Western states cannot prosecute homeless for sleeping outside when only shelters are religious Feedback Jesus wasn’t a Christian! Think about that! -Atheist Jebus Jew About the “Ask An Atheist” Podcast
Becky, Mike, and Nathan dissect the farce of Christian persecution, celebrate the diminishing moral stranglehold of the Catholic Church, ponder atheist pride parades, and throw scrutiny at weather-controlling sonic cannons. Also, Alex Jones is garbage. News VW will minimize use of supposed anti-hail cannons to preserve Mexican crops Defamation suit against Alex Jones may proceed Church wants to stay relevant by asking people to rate Jesus 1-5 stars Kenyan Atheists want an atheist holiday. With parades. Humanist weddings begin in Northern Ireland SCOTUS rejects Catholic religious freedom foster care case Trump says 80% of media are enemy of the people About the “Ask An Atheist” Podcast
Sam, Dave, and Tom assess Billy Corgan’s Card Line status, an alien-abductee politician, and the (de)merits of punching in the name of Jesus. Becky steps in and asks the world to quit hurting children in the name of religion. News Arizona Missionary Punches, Insults, Spits on Hotel Staff in the Name of Jesus. Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report Reveals Horrific Abuses and Coverup Former Vatican Official Calls for Pope to Step Down Miami Herald Endorses Alien-Abductee Candidate OK School Shuts Down After Adults Violently Threaten Trans Pre-teen Online State-sponsored Fundamentalist Christian School Boots First-grader For His Dreads Massive Recall on Kids’ Homeopathic “Remedies” Billy Corgan is a weirdo About the “Ask An Atheist” Podcast
The modern political landscape looks like an Orwellian comedy, or at least Sam thinks so. Josh and Tom sit at the table to discuss Saudi Arabia and Canada, the works of Winston Churchill, and reactions to the ridiculousness of “Religious Liberty” from a Presidential standpoint. News Alex Jones Booted From Social Media Saudi-Canada Relationship Deteriorates over Badawi Family Texas Governor Doubles Down on Fake Churchill Quote Baptist Leader Questions Sessions’ RLTF Muslim Advocates Decry Sessions’ RLTF Gay Couple Denied Marriage License in New York Emails What religion is your cat?Camilo from Colombia I would like to know why being a atheist is a practical thing to do. Im very curios as to why anyone would pick not believing in “god” but choose to believe so strongly in science.I want to know what it is that atheism offers that is so much better than what “Christianity” provides in the “end” which is living with “god” in “heaven” for eternity.Shayla from The Internet About the “Ask An Atheist” Podcast