Ask an Atheist with Sam Mulvey

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Heavy buzz

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Sam aims to avoid existential dread, and fails to do so when he, Josh, and Dave talk about giant bees, white supremacists embedded in police and military, the Deep State, and whataboutism. They also talk a bit of pop culture in a way that relates to atheism, and respond to lots of listener feedback.

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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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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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