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Evil Spock Becky is…an atheist?

by Becky Friedman

It’s no secret that I’m a school teacher by day.  Despite my not talking about my activism with students, it doesn’t surprise me when they occasionally find out about my work with Ask An Atheist or in the local freethought movement…which made a situation that occurred in during an instructional exercise the other day all that more surprising.

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Summary via Facebook

by Sam Mulvey

I did something I haven’t done in a while this week– I looked at an argument from a creationist line by line. When we started out, I said I wanted to get the “who created god?” question out of the way at the outset.   This Facebook comment from regular listener Cheryl give me a […]

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On Geekery…

by Sam Mulvey

Maybe it’s time we just came out and talked about it. Ask an Atheist is a pretty geeky show– we wouldn’t be very good at hiding it, even if we tried. Which, frankly, we’re not. That doesn’t mean that the geekery is front and center, there are many other, better places to get that sort of thing, but it is a thing we do.

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Poll Results: One Through Five

by Sam Mulvey

So, the 2013 listener poll has been over for a couple weeks, and I’ve finished doing what processing of the data we felt necessary– basically removing duplicate entries based on checksums and timestamps.

There was a lot of questions and discussion on the questions, as we expected, so I’ve decided to go over each question, where our thought stand on then, and answer some questions asked in the discussion session.

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NFA 5 Cancelled

by Sam Mulvey

This message came in this morning from the NFA website: Speakers and Registrants: It is with regret that we announce the cancellation of the Northwest Free-thought Alliance Conference scheduled for April 5, 6, and 7 at Portland State University. We are not sure why we didn’t obtain the minimum number of registrations; we’ll be trying […]

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