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Author Archives: Becky Friedman

Becky works on the Ask An Atheist production team, frequently appears on episodes, and lends her voice to commercial announcements. She speaks Spanish, works as an educator in the Seattle-Tacoma area, and sits on the Board of Humanists of Washington.

The Front Fell Off

by Becky Friedman

Sam explains the extended gaps between recording sessions and teeth. He and Becky discuss cognitive dissonance, Roman history, dogmatic thought, and data backups as they respond to listener feedback.

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Space Forced

by Becky Friedman

Sam, Luke, and Dave open with politics and sports, talk uniforms of sporting and military natures, laptops, psychics, scammers, grammar, and SPAAACE.

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Amoral Compass

by Becky Friedman

Justin helps Dan and Becky make sense of the lead-up to the Suleimani assassination. Becky and Dan interview former CQNW camper Bailey about atheist adolescence, and we all chuckle at holy crop dusting.

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rainbow flag and "We are Orlando" statement over the Ask An Atheist logo

Reflections on Orlando and an Outtake

by Becky Friedman

In this podcast-only mini-episode, Becky delivers a statement from Sam and offers her own reflections on the Orlando Massacre. Some of our listeners have asked Sam to weigh in on the horrible attack on the Pulse nightclub.   In lieu of talking about it directly with you, Sam offered the following statement: The violence in Orlando is […]

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HALEA teen engages in interscholastic debate

Uganda Humanist Group Burglarized

by Becky Friedman

HALEA teaches debate skills, literacy, music, journalism, craftwork; they provide meals so HIV+ kids can take their pills w/out vomiting; they use theatre to educate slum teens about drug addition and sexual hygiene. Their security guard was brutalized and their headquarters burgled. How will they continue with their mission, combating cultural dogmas to empower youth?

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