Ask an Atheist with Sam Mulvey

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Tucson

This week, the tour continues to Tucson, where Sam and Becky talk to Don Lacey, the Treasurer of Secular Coalition for Arizona and organizer of the Tucson Atheists and Tucson Skeptics meetup groups.   We discuss an unauthorized statue of the Catholic Maria on public land (ironically, the land is ‘A Mountain’) and discuss then nature of deism and agnosticism with the audience.

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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Dennis
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Your webpage was not set up for comments during this show, so I could not leave this note about a book reading and discussion by the author of, Hope After Faith, at 4:30 pm, Pacific (Daylight Saving) Time, on Book TV, on C-SPAN2. “Former Pentecostal, (dominionist), preacher turned atheist, Jerry Dewitt, talked about his book, Hope After Faith: An Ex-Pastor’s Journey From Belief to Atheism, in which he recalls his loss of faith and the succeeding termination of his relationship with his wife, friends, and parishioners in DeRidder, Louisiana. Jerry Dewitt spoke at Garden District Bookshop in New Orleans.” You can… Read more »
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Oops. His talk starts 2 minutes and 5 seconds into the video.

Dennis
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C-SPAN corrected the start of the video.

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From a different perspective, Book TV re-aired today an interview in London of Francis Spufford talking about his book, Unapologetic: Why, Despite Everything, Christianity Can Still Make Surprising Emotional Sense. Coming out in paper book. He tells why he returned to Christianity after twenty years of being an atheist. He answered the question, Is atheism a belief system? He comments about Richard Dawkins and his book, The God Delusion. He comments about the difference between the acceptance of the Christian church in America and England. He also comments on the statement, Freedom from organized religion is a basic human right.… Read more »
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