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A former Christian of 30 years, I've joined countless others in breaking the bonds of fear and superstition to live a truthful, fulfilled, exciting life. As a professional video producer, I create short-form videos designed to entertain, generate discussion, ask and answer questions, and generally blow some fresh air through the cobwebs.

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A former Christian of 30 years, I've joined countless others in breaking the bonds of fear and superstition to live a truthful, fulfilled, exciting life. As a professional video producer, I create short-form videos designed to entertain, generate discussion, ask and answer questions, and generally blow some fresh air through the cobwebs.

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What is Project 2025?

7/23/2024
Constitutional attorney Andrew Seidel explains the dangers of Project 2025, and what au.org is doing to help fight it. AU.org/project2025 Liz & Gabe video Video of this interview Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/thethinkingatheist--3270347/support.

Duration:00:31:20

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"Don't Be Like the Hypocrites!" (and more listener calls)

7/16/2024
The Christian nationalists aren't just praying. They're performing. We talk about this...and whatever callers bring to the table. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/thethinkingatheist--3270347/support.

Duration:01:00:13

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Bullsh!t Incorporated: Conspiracists and Cons in a Ridiculous World (with Dave Farina)

7/9/2024
Science communicator Dave Farina weighs in on creationists, germ deniers, flat earthers, the Discovery Institute, and more. Dave on YouTube VIDEO of this conversation Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/thethinkingatheist--3270347/support.

Duration:00:46:55

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FreeDumb: A 7-Minute Reflection on American Exceptionalism

7/4/2024
Every Fourth of July, Americans bask smugly under their flags and fireworks. Seth Andrews has a few thoughts in this bonus release. Read the article on Substack. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/thethinkingatheist--3270347/support.

Duration:00:07:46

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Atheist Bible Quiz Time!

7/2/2024
Few things are as enjoyable as atheists answering Bible trivia questions. Come for the quiz, stay for the context. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/thethinkingatheist--3270347/support.

Duration:00:52:55

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Rethinking Islam: with Adam Elmasri

6/28/2024
Egypt-born Adam Elmasri is a human rights activist educating people about the (many) problems with fundamentalist religions...including and especially Islam. YouTube English YouTube Arabic VIDEO of this conversation Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/thethinkingatheist--3270347/support.

Duration:00:42:06

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Songs So Wrong: Favorite Tunes We Didn't Realize Were Creepy (and your random calls)

6/25/2024
We begin with a short observation about pre-#MeToo songs that didn't age well, plus plenty of listener calls about whatever is on their minds. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/thethinkingatheist--3270347/support.

Duration:01:07:42

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The Scam of School Vouchers (with Nick Fish of American Atheists)

6/21/2024
Supporters say they're about "choice," but school voucher programs are a weapon against education. Nick Fish, president of American Atheists, weighs in. LINKS: http://www.atheists.org/signup http://www.au.org Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/thethinkingatheist--3270347/support.

Duration:00:26:35

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Hard Knocks: Who Are the Jehovah's Witnesses? (with Owen Morgan)

6/18/2024
Ex-JW Owen Morgan pulls back the curtain on this mysterious cult. https://owenmorgan.com VIDEO of this conversation Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/thethinkingatheist--3270347/support.

Duration:00:58:13

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Beliefs, the Bible, & Brain Freeze: with Matt Dillahunty (and Kat)

6/11/2024
Activist Matt Dillahunty joins us to talk about everything from Alex Jones to the Red Letter Bible to Transhumanism. Atheist Debates Matt's Patreon VIDEO of this conversation Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/thethinkingatheist--3270347/support.

Duration:01:26:26

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"Crimes Against Humanity"? A Defense of Dr. Anthony Fauci

6/7/2024
In the minds of many, immunologist and public health advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci has become an enemy of the people. Who is this man, and what is driving public hatred toward him? Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/thethinkingatheist--3270347/support.

Duration:00:59:33

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"Aliens Built the Pyramids" is Rooted in Racism (with archaeologist Dr. Andrew White)

6/4/2024
Believe it or not, many of the "ancient aliens" conspiracy theories have racist roots. Dr. Andrew White explains. LINKS: Dr. White's YouTube channel Fraudulent Archaeology Wall of Shame VIDEO of this conversation Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/thethinkingatheist--3270347/support.

Duration:00:38:47

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A Wing and a Prayer: Religion in Rough Air (plus your calls)

5/28/2024
A quick story about the "Jesus woman" on a turbulent flight kicks off this caller-driven show. Enjoy! Subscribe to Seth's substack! Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/thethinkingatheist--3270347/support.

Duration:01:08:57

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PRIMITIVE: Care, Cruelty, Religion, & Reason in the Human Animal (with Dr. Robert Sapolsky)

5/21/2024
Renowned neuroscientist Dr. Robert Sapolsky joins us for an exploration of our brains, religions, good/awful behaviors, and why we don't (?) have free will. VIDEO of this conversation. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/thethinkingatheist--3270347/support.

Duration:00:58:11

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We Come in Peace? The Religion of Alien Conspiracy Theories (with Brian Dunning)

5/14/2024
Skeptoid podcast host Brian Dunning is here to talk about "them"...and those who believe in them. Watch the VIDEO of this conversation. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/thethinkingatheist--3270347/support.

Duration:00:42:53

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The United States Proves God! (and other listener calls)

5/7/2024
Lots of interesting claims and questions in this week's podcast as callers drive the conversation. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/thethinkingatheist--3270347/support.

Duration:00:55:14

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Tucker Carlson VS. Reality (with Aron Ra)

5/3/2024
Tucker Carlson joined Joe Rogan's April 19, 2024 podcast to talk about AI, spirits, evolution, and UFOs. Science educator Aron Ra has thoughts. VIDEO of this conversation: https://youtu.be/shk7NGaiLas VIDEO Systematic Classification of LIfe PT1: https://youtu.be/AXQP_R-yiuw?si=ANWBcz7vARiS57L0 Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/thethinkingatheist--3270347/support.

Duration:00:52:14

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Remembering Daniel Dennett

4/30/2024
Known as one of the "Four Horsemen" of "New Atheism," Daniel Dennett was a philosopher, professor, author, and speaker whose resume spans almost half a century. In the wake of his death on April 19, 2024, we take a moment to remember. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/thethinkingatheist--3270347/support.

Duration:00:58:37

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When Religion Hurts You: with Dr. Laura E. Anderson

4/23/2024
Dr. Anderson is a psychotherapist and religious trauma coach. She's also an exvangelical and author of the book "When Religion Hurts You." LINKS: The Center for Trauma Resolution Dr. Laura E. Anderson's website VIDEO of this conversation. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/thethinkingatheist--3270347/support.

Duration:00:56:26

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14 Things the Misguided Religious Establishment Doesn't Want You to Know

4/19/2024
Jim Palmer is a chaplain for the American Humanist Association and founder of The Center for Non-Religiouis Spirituality. In 2023, he posted a short article which provides plenty of food for thought. VIDEO VERSION: https://youtu.be/GwAle-_Wya8?si=l6VuEl7kDBAT_RtY Jim's original post: https://bit.ly/3xGBCx2 Become a supporter of this podcast: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/thethinkingatheist--3270347/support.

Duration:00:13:56