Ask an Atheist with Sam Mulvey

Episode Guide

Podcast 10: "Intelligent Design"

Original Air Date: August 24, 2010

Runtime: 00:57:18

In this episode, Sam and Scott discuss the “Intelligent Design” movement, with some focus on the Dover, PA trial, Albert Einstein, and a phone call from someone we’ve been waiting for.

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Podcast 4: "Why Do Atheists Have a Show?"

Original Air Date: August 16, 2010

Runtime: 00:59:42

In this episode, Mike and Sam discuss the necessity of a show covering this topic. We cover news, upcoming events for the local atheist community, receive phone call and answer emails. There’s also more negotiation to challenge to the Atheist [...]

Podcast 9: "Atheism and Star Trek"

Original Air Date: August 12, 2010

Runtime: 00:57:46

Fulfilling our destiny, here is Episode 9, wherein Casey Doran and Jerry Schiffelbein show their true colors: command cranberry red. We break down how atheism, humanism and various other isms relate to Star Trek, and it’s dubious grip on a [...]

Original Air Date: August 9, 2010


Podcast 8: "Childhood Indoctrination"

Original Air Date: August 4, 2010

Runtime: 00:58:42

Back by popular demand, Libbie Mistretta! She and Casey discuss “Childhood Indoctrination”, with a focus on prayer healing and the 2006 documentary “Jesus Camp”.

Original Air Date: August 1, 2010


Podcast 7: Conspiracy Theories

Original Air Date: July 27, 2010

Runtime: 00:57:13

Here is, belatedly, the podcast for episode 7. Here are the show notes: Case and Mike discuss the nature of conspiracy theories, and why most of them fail the test of evidence, with a focus on the TV show “Conspiracy Theory” with Jessie [...]

Original Air Date: July 26, 2010


Podcast 6: Spiritual as a Nonsense Word

Original Air Date: July 19, 2010

Runtime: 00:57:31

Mike and Casey discuss the word spiritualism and its meaning in the context of atheism, with focus on viewer response and the talks of Sam Harris. The posting of this episode marks the launch of the new Ask an Atheist website. We’re still [...]