Ask an Atheist with Sam Mulvey

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Everyone’s in Tacoma

In the mad rush to cover the CFI Summit, Sam and Mike rush to the studio to record today’s episode.   Joining us is new cast member Dave, and bioethics facilitator and social change activist James Ford, driving in from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan to attend the conference.

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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There’s something slightly racist about the ‘ancient aliens’ hypothesis. They claim the aliens built the pyramids, drew the nazca lines and Chichen Itza, because obviously those primitive non-whites couldn’t have figured it out themselves and built it themselves. They ofcourse don’t use these words, but that’s what is implied. Nobody questions that the Romans really did build the Coloseum, or that the ancient britons really built Stonehenge, but when it comes to non-whites, suddenly it must have been the aliens. The people who believe the ancient alien hypothesis really should give credit where credit is due. Those humans weren’t stupid,… Read more »

Mark Corley

Two quick things on your last podcast. You mentioned the Hutaree militia, but almost all were acquitted of the crazy claims law enforcement were making and you never mentioned that. Only 2 were convicted of possessing automatic weapons and sentenced to time served. This is an example of government overreach, and the prosecution was admonished by the judge. Also, you forgot to talk about the Tea Party when discussing how parties are painted by their crazies. Due to your political view in previous podcasts, I must think that was probably not accidental. I’m not a member of the Tea Party,… Read more »

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