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Seth Andrews, a former Christian broadcaster and believer for 30 years, ultimately escaped the bonds of superstitious thinking to embrace the more satisfying explanations that science provides. A professional video producer and host of one of the most popular atheist communities on the internet, Seth Andrews brings a polished format, a relaxed environment and a rage-free challenge to the religious beliefs that defined his youth.

Seth Andrews, a former Christian broadcaster and believer for 30 years, ultimately escaped the bonds of superstitious thinking to embrace the more satisfying explanations that science provides. A professional video producer and host of one of the most popular atheist communities on the internet, Seth Andrews brings a polished format, a relaxed environment and a rage-free challenge to the religious beliefs that defined his youth.

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Seth Andrews, a former Christian broadcaster and believer for 30 years, ultimately escaped the bonds of superstitious thinking to embrace the more satisfying explanations that science provides. A professional video producer and host of one of the most popular atheist communities on the internet, Seth Andrews brings a polished format, a relaxed environment and a rage-free challenge to the religious beliefs that defined his youth.

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English


Episodes

The QAnon Rabbit Hole

12/6/2022
Courtney Heard, co-host of the Q-Dropped podcast, joins us for this discussion about the Q conspiracy culture. PODCAST LINK: https://www.porthosmedia.net/qdropped

Duration:00:37:13

Are People Inherently Good?

11/29/2022
In a candid monologue, Seth Andrews navigates some of humanity's worst and best, articulating the challenges and (hopefully) spreading some hope.

Duration:00:34:47

The Phantom God: What Neuroscience Reveals about the Compulsion to Believe (with Dr. John Wathey)

11/22/2022
Neuroscientist Dr. John Wathey joins us for a deep dive into belief and the brain. THE BOOK: https://amzn.to/3UX5vzk

Duration:00:31:36

The World's Most Dangerous Toys

11/18/2022
Here's a 7-minute true story sampled from Seth's second podcast. Search and subscribe on your podcast app to True Stories With Seth Andrews.

Duration:00:08:37

You Are Evil and You Must Be Destroyed: Regaining our Humanity in an Inhumane World

11/15/2022
Seth Andrews speaks candidly about his own struggles as a human and activist in this polarized and often outrageous world. VIDEO OF THIS SPEECH: https://youtu.be/9fWL8NnuzoA

Duration:01:00:38

Damn the Door Knockers: Porch Proselytizers and My Injured Dog

11/8/2022
Seth recently had a bad experience with a church lady on his front steps. This rant/show is largely unprepped and perhaps unhinged, but it's from the heart.

Duration:01:14:20

Never Let a Creationist "Teach" Evolution (with Forrest Valkai)

11/1/2022
Biologist Forrest Valkai has something to say about science education, evolution, creationists, and Tyrion Lannister. This is a fun one. VIDEO of this conversation: https://youtu.be/7GKYPGgFVh0 www.valkailabs.com https://www.youtube.com/c/renegadescienceteacher

Duration:01:03:28

I'm Afraid of Scrubbing Bubbles: A Show About Strange Phobias

10/25/2022
Some scares. Some science. Enjoy this October journey into our rational - and irrational - fears.

Duration:00:50:17

Ghost Stories 2022

10/18/2022
Dim the lights and crank the sound. Our annual Halloween tradition continues. Special thanks to guest voice actors Elle Gee and Becca Adams Weinberg.

Duration:01:26:46

Dominion and Shame: Purity Culture's War on the Sexual Self

10/11/2022
In this show, we define Purity Culture, expose its teachings and tactics, and speak with some who escaped and now help others do the same.

Duration:01:10:36

American Crusade: How the Supreme Court is Weaponizing Religious Freedom (with Andrew Seidel)

10/4/2022
Constitutional attorney Andrew Seidel's new book tackles the compromised U.S. Supreme Court. We talk about the problem (and possible solutions). GET THE BOOK: https://amzn.to/3UIIVep VIDEO of this conversation: https://youtu.be/Jq4kA13zOZ8

Do We All Have a Dark Side?

9/27/2022
Do the best of people hide an inner dark side? Is there an uncivilized creature beneath the uncivilized human? We discuss.

Duration:00:54:20

Is Yahweh a Terrorist? (with Dr. Joshua Bowen)

9/20/2022
At the release of his new book on the Old Testament, Dr. Joshua Bowen joins us for a necessary conversation about the true nature of the biblical god. The Atheist Handbook to the Old Testament VOL2: https://amzn.to/3Dx6MHM Digital Hammurabi: http://www.digitalhammurabi.com Dr. Josh on Twitter: @DJHammurabi1 VIDEO of this conversation: https://youtu.be/U6ncVrdjuGM

Duration:01:14:59

Can We Even Trust Our Own Brains? (with neuroscientist Dr. Indre Viskontas)

9/13/2022
Some fascinating (and fun) brain science on this week's show. Dr. Viskontas' website: https://www.indreviskontas.com/ Wondrium: http://www.wondrium.com/seth

Duration:00:52:25

No! I'm Not Quitting!

9/6/2022
Seth Andrews has launched a second show: True Stories with Seth Andrews. He shares some examples. http://www.truestoriespodcast.com

Duration:00:37:09

Where's the Jesus in my Juice? (and other listener calls)

8/30/2022
Lots of good stuff in this week's show: the Founding Fathers, a (somewhat) Catholic activist, some healthy firestarting, and one lovely caller who exclaimed that "the juice is a lie." Enjoy.

Duration:01:19:26

How Minds Change (with David McRaney)

8/23/2022
David McRaney is a science journalist, host of the "You Are Not So Smart" podcast, and author of several books, including his latest, "How Minds Change." GET THE BOOK! https://amzn.to/3c1KH90 VIDEO of this interview: https://youtu.be/I4k34HV-bNs

Duration:00:59:58

We Dissent: Four Secular Women on the Front Lines

8/16/2022
Elizabeth Cavell, Alison Gill, Monica Miller, and Rebecca Markert are attorneys and secular activists on the new podcast http://www.we-dissent.org Elizabeth Cavell: https://bit.ly/3JRiMFl Alison Gill: https://bit.ly/3Piiw3c Monica Miller: https://bit.ly/3SK4WJ8 Rebecca Markert: https://bit.ly/3psq3lP

Duration:00:39:11

Everyone's Shouting. Nobody is Listening.

8/9/2022
Seth Andrews shares his story about a recent encounter with an angry Christian.

Duration:01:13:39

Blood Cult: The Weird, Wild World of Christian Rituals

8/2/2022
Seth Andrews takes a fresh look at the world's most popular religion, revealing how culty (and often creepy) Christian traditions and rituals truly are. VIDEO of this speech: https://youtu.be/vb_7TxW0riM

Duration:00:44:15