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Darwin is Not A Prophet, Really!

Happy Darwin Day!

Today, Sam, Becky and Nick go over the material we were supposed to go over this time last year, when Sam proposed to Becky.   We will discuss why comparisons with Charles Darwin with religious prophets don’t wash.

About the Author: Sam Mulvey

Sam Mulvey is a producer and the technical brain behind Ask an Atheist. He is a collector of vinegar varieties, vintage computers, antique radios, and propaganda.

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Lisa
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About using the phrase “Coming out” I feel it is totally appropriate. I came out as Bi when I was 17.I realized I am an atheist almost 2 years ago and have not yet fully come out as an atheist. I deal with the same fears and risks coming out as an atheist as I did as a bi. About the faith healing BS I just can’t understand that mentality. That poor boy with the ruptured appendix had to be in agony for days. How could parents watch their child suffer like that? Even when my family was at its… Read more »
Johnathan Arriola
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I’m listening to the Darwin is not a prophet podcast from 2/12/12 and it looks like the editor of the audio get carried away with the “delete Silence function” with your adobe audition/cool edit/etc. Particularly in the beginning of the show it deleted out all the space between the “ums” “Ahs” and “Uhs” making that speak pattern a jarring stream of smashed together words. Tell the editor to drop the decibel down a bit after analyzing the file for silence. so if its -57.6 round it to -60 so that it keeps a few short breathes between the stutters making… Read more »
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