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Chewing the Fat

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Becky, Dan, and Josh ponder personhood for non-human animals, and the meaning of justice. Josh gets irate over Operation Carwash that set the scene for Bolsonaro in Brazil, and Becky and Dan sway him from a biblically inspired diet. Becky fails to divide by 3.

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Hanukkah Bush

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Justin, Tom, and Becky review the legacy of GHW Bush, especially with respect to atheists and LGBTQ folks. We interview atheist, healthcare provider & advocate, and ACT UP participant Ingrid Nelson about her activism with the group against Bush in the 80s and 90s.

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The Cats Are Alright

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Sam and Tom welcome newcomer Justin to the show to give some post-election perspective, celebrate secular moves in Greece and Scotland, and debunk some myths about kitties and Halloween.

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Archaic & Arbitrary

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Becky, Bridget, and Luke are unnerved by Christian forgiveness, swearing to god, and sexually explicit questioning of children. But we love India’s court rulings that eliminate adultery and homosexuality as crimes!

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Rebutting Goodnight Moon

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Becky, Luke, and Josh discuss how religious freedom, including freedom not to be religious, balances with secular law in the case of libraries, schools, parking lots, zoning, and medicine; they dissect how misguided zealots or conspiracy theorists are warping religious freedom to trash LGBT+ folks, literacy, and scientifically informed education.

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